Photo by Michael Hardy on Unsplash


It’s not The COVID-19 New World Order, The Trumpian Epoch, or the Time of I-Thing— “Random” is the word of the decade for a reason.

Live like your hair is on fire, burn if you must.


There are 60+ words for snow at the poles. English has 200+ words for intoxication, and we’re getting close to that in describing mendacity — the art of lying. A rumination on truth, and a fitting farewell to our mendacious president, whose last mendacity has surely been his most audacious.

Unaltered Photo from Hollywood Fashion Vault: Burl Ives as Big Daddy; Elizabeth Taylor as Maggie the Cat and Paul Newman as Brick — the Masters of Mendacity, eroding from within.

Theatrics and Hidden Truths


‘Something Like The Truth’, Vol. 1 #2: The world is a strange and wondrous place, and here are small insights meant to capture some of its abstract mystery — to be followed up soon.

Man in Contemplation (Photo by Allef Vinicius on Unsplash)

POLITICS IS WHAT’S LEFT AFTER EVERYTHING REAL IS STRIPPED AWAY.





There was always a way out. When the pressure was on, I figured something out, or what I needed fell into my lap. But this was the big one, and as I started to despair, a voice on the radio told me just what I needed to hear ………. and the adventure began.

Eternity’s Call; Photo by Aziz Acharki on Unsplash

Inspirational Obit-Lit and Death Discounts



Writer Bio

Stored up a lot in this old jukebox, a coupla coins may get you a few decades of stories

Pasadena, California © 1988: On my way to teach 2nd grade in LA Unified

Writer’s Statement

Donn K. Harris

CA Arts Council Chair 2015-18; led Ruth Asawa and Oakland Schools of the Arts, 2001–16; USAF vet; father of 2; PARADIGM SHIFTER, TRUTH SEEKER; tracesart.org

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