Chattering Mind
January 1, 1970 Archives

“So when did the surgeon general come out against gluten?” Mr. Chattering once asked snidely when he noticed that I was feeding our children waffles that were gluten-free. Gluten is a protein that comes from wheat, barley, or rye, and […]

Oh, this is great fun. Read Laura Sheahen’s interview with writer/atheist/furious former Trotskyist Christopher Hitchens, author of the new book “God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything.” Here he is, in all his charming contrariness. An excerpt: How do […]

Thanks to Barb and others for the wonderful posts on faith and cigarettes. Fredrick recommends the book “The EasyWay to Stop Smoking,” by Allen Carr, and says it has an amazing success rate. Elmo (hi!) says the “patch,” and the […]

Followers of’s Chronic Pain Support Group have scheduled a group healing session to focus thoughts on healing for five minutes, this Thursday, May 10th, ten p.m. Eastern Standard Time. If you’re in chronic pain, or you know someone in […]