Chattering Mind
January 1, 1970 Archives

This article is a must-read. It’s about yesterday’s report by noted scientists regarding the human role in climate change. Global warming is real. “It is very likely that hot extremes, heat waves and heavy precipitation events will continue to become […]

The late, and much beloved journalist Molly Ivins loved to use her best Texas folkloric material to make a point. I heard her speak 15 months ago at an International Women’s Media Foundation awards luncheon in New York, where she […]

If this doesn’t convince you, know that it was written in a spirit of good humor and fun by John D. Spalding, editor of, and author of “A Pilgrim’s Digress: My Perilous, Fumbling Quest for the Celestial City.” “…we […]

I’m actually adapting my children’s upcoming summer camp schedule to account for our reading of Harry Potter. I probably won’t be at my desk July 22, 2007, either, the day after the thrilling release of the seventh and last installment.