Monthly Archives: October 2014

When Your Decision is Indecision

There was a very interesting article the other day in Salon about the process of indecision. It is a subject we tend to veer away from. While to tend to praise the decisive person most of us hold in derision, … Continue reading

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What Makes Hillary Run?

It looks like I was wrong and that Hillary Clinton will run. Sure, she has the name recognition – notice I didn’t feel I needed to add her last name to the title of this column. And I guess I … Continue reading

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Up in Smoke

I continue today the serialization of my story, Up in Smoke. Sections of this story will appear the next several Wednesdays, just like my previously serialized stories: Teachers, Vampire Rabbis, Justamante, Lubnutz on Safari, and Still. CHAPTER TEN, PART TWO … Continue reading

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An Imperfect Democracy

Wyomingans are obviously better citizens than Californians, at least they are in an imperfect democracy. There are less than 600,000 citizens in Wyoming and they have two Senators and one Representative. Californians have two Senators for over 38,000,000 citizens and … Continue reading

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The Best CEO? Hardly

I find it hard to accept Jeff Bezos of Amazon as the Best CEO of anything. It is like Mussolini getting the trains to run on time or the orderliness of Franco’s Madrid. In business as in life you shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Pulpdiddys Permutations on Sunday

For quite some time at Pulpdiddys Permutations I have had a Sunday column in which I explain why I no longer write a regular column on Sunday and instead, except for this explanation column, take the day off. I’ve tweaked … Continue reading

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In the Wonderland Hole Sans Alice

Our economic system is as epic as being in the Wonderland Hole. But the epic system in lots of ways it is not a positive. And truly, truly unfair. The first thing is to realize that the purpose of society … Continue reading

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Fear me not

It is to all of our detriment that we are not taught how to cope with fear. Staying in a job you abhor, in a marriage or relationship that destroys you a little more each day, voting, all kinds of … Continue reading

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Paternity Leave, Maternity Leave

Sure, there are all kinds of great things about being an American, but Paternity Leave and/or Maternity Leave is definitely not one of them. Up until the 60’s it was common in this country for at least one parent to … Continue reading

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Up In Smoke

I continue today the serialization of my story, Up in Smoke. Sections of this story will appear the next several Wednesdays, just like my previously serialized stories: Teachers, Vampire Rabbis, Justamante, Lubnutz on Safari, and Still.   NINE   FROM … Continue reading

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