Flash Fiction 

The Senator & the Border Crossing! by LJ Frank;            The Mask of Deception! by LJ Frank;            A Hard Rain in a Summer of Blind Heat! by LJ Frank;               Some Things Leave An Ambiguous Taste In Your Mouth! by LJ Frank;               A Masked Affair! by LJ Frank;              You can have the Earth…I want the Milky Way by LJ Frank;              Recall? by LJ Frank;                 Adrift. Somewhere South by Southwest of the Wall by LJ Frank;              The Celebrity Doorknob Affair by LJ Frank;               The Person as a Form of Real Estate by LJ Frank;              Somewhere South of a Public Funded Burden by LJ Frank;              Arousal on the Canvas of the surreal by LJ Frank;              Paranoia, The Eleventh Commandment, AI and the Other Ones by LJ Frank;              A Kiss in the Abstract by LJ Frank;              My Freudian Shoe Therapist by LJ Frank;              Coincidence by LJ Frank;             The Guggenheim Abduction by LJFrank;              Criminal Intent? by LJ Frank;              Actors in Search of Redemption? by LJ Frank              The Second or Third Act by LJ Frank;                Adapting to an Alternative Reality? by LJ Frank;            An Uncertain Translation by LJ Frank;            The New Orleans Connection by LJ Frank;            Show Me Don’t Tell Me? That’s Rubbish! It’s Circumstantial! by LJ Frank;            Live Theater & Other Realities by LJ Frank;             Abundance is just a thought away by LJ Frank;              It didn’t happen in the Florida Keys by LJ Frank              The Dwelling. A Ghostly Tale by LJ Frank;              The Singapore Briefing? by LJ Frank;                 An Oblique Conversation between the Otherwise Naked by LJ Frank,             Fate? by LJ Frank;                    A Corporate Future – Don’t Take It Personal by LJ Frank;                An Oblique Conversation by LJ Frank;                     Agnostic cliches and indiscreet metaphors by LJ Frank;              Escape to love – Paris, Marseille & The Hague;             Three Days Later by L J Frank;               Port-au-Prince, the spirit of Voudou and the ritual of the human heart by L J Frank;           Arrival by L J Frank;         Departure by L J Frank;         A Post-Modern Existence? by L J Frank;        Do you think they know about us? by L J Frank;          The other Film by L J Frank;         An awareness in the abstract by L J Frank;              Eye See and the Coalition of Believers by L J Frank;            Differing Shapes of Ego by L J Frank;        Emotionally Available by L J Frank;             An Architectural Psychiatrist – The Existentialism of Design by L J Frank;               The very thought of you by L J Frank;           A Psychiatrist, a Senator’s Wife and a Stranger by L J Frank;            The lady with aviator sunglasses and a black wool floppy brim fedora hat by L J Frank;             New Orleans – some realities may best be left for the imagination by L J Frank;             Nuances of Paranoia by L J Frank;            The Gentrified Wharf and a Kiss – a story with no moral by L J Frank;             Serendipity, North Texas and the Republic of Amarillo by L J Frank;               The Fragrance Therapist by L J Frank;                 Entrapped – The Urban Library by L J Frank




Guest Column  (most recent listed first)

Take heart–for a better life after Corona! by Hilary Bowring

An Evolutionary Biologist’s Novel Approach To Gender Fluidity and Identity by William B. Miller Jr. M.D.

CBD Oil & Covid-19 by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC

Dating Online Series. Social Distancing! by Ms. Jennifer

Dating Online Series. The Evolution & Appraisal of My Pussy by Ms. Jennifer

Dating Online Series. Finding the balance by Ms. Jennifer

Dating Online Series. Shifting Alliances? by Ms. Jennifer

Dating Online Series. Poly, Race & Other Variables by Ms. Jennifer

Dating Online Series. Men & the Moments? Part II by Ms. Jennifer

Dating Online Series. Men& the Moments? Part I, by Ms. Jennifer

IMPEACH by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC

Dating Online Series. Variations & Diversions by Ms. Jennifer

Dating Online Series. Familial Ties. Expectations? Part III by Ms. Jennifer

Dating Online Series. Expectations? Part II by Ms Jennifer

Living On The Edge – Like There’s No Tomorrow by Barbara Van Doeselaar

Dating Online Series. The Cuckold Experience? Part II. by Ms. Jennifer

The Opioid Scene, An American Tragedy, Update, by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC

Dating Online Series. The Cuckold Experience? Part I by Ms. Jennifer

Dating Online Series. Sex & Shit? (not simultaneously) by Ms. Jennifer

Are we powerless in these turbulent Times by Hilary Bowring

Dating Online Series: California state of mind? by Ms. Jennifer

An addict’s personal story by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC

Dating Online Series. Prospects? by Ms. Jennifer

Dating Online Series. Expectations? by Ms. Jennifer

My Affair with New Orleans by Barbara Thoulion

Remember the words of Robert Kennedy by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC

From ‘Me’ to ‘We’ by Hilary Bowring

Breaking free from Suppression Reassert the Divine Feminine power of Loving Communication by Hilary Bowring 

Terperized: The essence of Education by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC

Me Too’: A chance to heal our wounding from Patriarchy around sex and intimacy, by Hilary Bowring

Observations of Southern Africa by Elizabeth Szekeres    

The Case for Meditation and Chanting OM by Hilary Bowring                             

Breaking Free of Patriarchy, Part 1 of 3, by Hilary Bowring                        

Patriarchy, a perspective by Hilary Bowring                                                                

The Opioid Scene, An American Tragedy by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC     

The Rise of Nationalism and the Threat to our Planet Earth by Elizabeth Szerkeres                                                                                                                          

The Case Against Competition by Alfie Kohn, Author & Lecturer                           

A Tantric Viewpoint: Living Together vs Marriage by Uriél Dana       

Newfoundland Circumnavigation by Elizabeth Szekeres                                      

There must be some mistake-closing thoughts by Mary Bryant                    

Women in Prison by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC                          

Remember US by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN. CLNC                                                                 

Through the Looking-Glass by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen                                         

THE CANNABIS NURSE by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC                              

The Idea of Paris by Mary Bryant                                                                    

Americans and the lies of Harry Anslinger, The Truth about Cannabis by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC                                                                             

Inspiration by Angie Sanchez                                                                                       

So much has changed for me by Michelle Reynolds (transgender)              

#MeToo and all are included by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC                     

The Failing of a Presidency, an American Fault by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC                                                                                                                                  

To live a few moments longer by Mary Bryant                                                  

Terpenes and Cannabis by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC                             

The Resurrection of the Baby Boomer by Sue Degregorio-Rosen, RN,CLNC   

Three brown men, a petite, old white lady and a flat tire by Mary Bryant          

I’d rather be driving by Mary Bryant                                                                        

Sweet Sounds of the Road by Mary Bryant                                                             

David and the Stendhal syndrome by Mary Bryant                                               

The Unsung Highway by Mary Bryant                                                                        

US Highway 79 by Mary Bryant                                                                                     

In response to a query, by Sheree Johnson, founder and Director Gestalt Ann Arbor                                                                                                                                    

A perspective on reality by Audrey Leamon (philosophy)                                      

The Miracle of Learning & the Seasons of Change by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC                                                                                                                                 

ZIKA – Are We So Willing To Sacrifice Our Children? By Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC                                                                                                                             

It’s My Pleasure by Randi Sloane, actress                                                                

Travel the World as a Lean Volunteer and Connect To Your Sacred by Dave Meader, (business consultant)                                                                                          

An Artist’s thoughts about her work by Patricia Oblack                                

Paranormal Romance by Vanessa Wester                                                                 

That Feeling by Donna Walker





Inquiry (LJ Frank)

Hope. An Emotional Parasite?                 

Searching for-the voice of the Public Intellectual?              

Can a Word be an Act?

The Death of an Idea called America, Part II

Technological Tribalism                  

The “authorities” never call ahead…the institutionalization of fear             

America, while looking the other way

 Impoverished: The loss of dignity and hope;

Jottings from Panama City, Panama           

A Philosophy of Glaucoma and the Edge of Seeing 

An inquiry into the significance of a misplaced wristwatch

Ghostwriting, Memory and Bach’s Air on G String (Suite no. 3)

Selective Memory and the Rolling Stones            

A reflection on monogamy, non-monogamy and intimacy, 2nd edition              

 Facing your face, the facsimile in the mirror;Tell her I am leaving now – an experience

Reflections on Emigration, Immigration and Memory

Disarming textures of pro-life

An Evening at a Casino

The journey as the destination is a cliche


Skimming the most so poetic surface

The 1930’s Downstream, a poetic inquiry

The Politics of Money (Everything is never Quite Enough)

Journeying on the dirt road of politics and the soul

Not all breaths are the same

Intracoastal voyage and beyond

A Smith Corona typewriter and private moments


A Quest for “OM” from The Edges

La Moustache Existentielle revisited

An abstract artist’s autumn of realism

Hypatia from Alexandria, notes about the extremes of fear

Naked, nude and the geography of the heart

Rumors of knowledge and the existential future of “library”        

Thoughts about Harley-Davidson and acquiring knowledge

Thoughts about inerrancy

Faces in the crowd and the orthodoxy of design

A Brief Introduction to the Ancient Pleasure of Espionage 

The fate of a middle-aged Englishman?

It’s not that I haven’t been game

Individual and Collective Memory – a philosophical approach

Conflict draws our eyes

“I was grasping for time, but none was remaining,” Irresistible Behavior and Irrepressible Conflict

Humane is in the Midst of an Evolution in Meaning

The nuances of our future are ambiguous

Coffeehouse Politics, Revolution and Hope*

A footnote fetish revisited

The death of an idea called America?         

Diplomacy and Language             

The symbolic architecture of the door

A philosophical approach to the primitive mind and reincarnation




Interview (most recent listed first)


Mandy Walker.     Why Marital Status? Divorce Coach, Mediator

William B. Miller Jr., M.D. Evolutionary Biologist, Profiling from an Evolutionary Perspective

William B. Miller Jr., M.D.  Evolutionary Biologist, Evolution & Disease

Vanessa de Largie. Sexual Conscience. Part II., Australian author, freelance writer, sex columnist, journalist & award winning actress

Dr Fayr Barkley.     Film Industry. Media Producer/Director, Creator/Writer 

Cheri Peters.     Driving an 18-wheeler, Truck Driver

Susannah Martin.     Figurative Realism, Fine Artist

Catherine Tinger Goldberg. First Library, Founder and President

Barbara C Harrison.     Post-Modern Visual Artist

Kenneth Fikes.Ubuntu and Human Relationships

Laura Allan.Shelters International Disaster Response

Vanessa Holloway.Race, towards an understanding

Fulton Johns, DDS.  Reality? Fractals, dark matter, dark energy and the universe    

Walter Semkiw, MD, MPH.      Considering Reincarnation      

Johanna Sparrow. Life coach & relationship guru  

Sheree Johnson.Gestalt and Interconnectedness

Elaine Coyne.The Art of Jewelry

Dr. Elizabeth Anderson.      Work, Ethics, Technology and Democracy

Dr Kate Lister, PhD.Female Sexuality, Medieval to Victorian, Whores of Yore

Andrew Holecek. Tibetan Dream Yoga and Lucid Dreaming

Angie Sanchez, Part 2.Quantum Healing Hypnosis Practitioner

Vanessa De Largie. Australian Actress, Author, Sex Columnist, Journalist and Blogger

Sue DeGregorio Rosen. RN, CLNC,     Medical use of Cannabis

Ken Lazer. Casting Director

Angie Sanchez.Quantum Healing Hypnosis Practitioner


Randi Sloane.Actress, Off Broadway & Film

Julia Tulupova.Actress, writer, musician, producer  

Dr. Cynthia Eller.Feminism, Matriarchy and Patriarchy

Dr. Bharat Mehra.Rural Libraries

Dr. Gloria Brame.    Author, BDSM

Heather McPherson.  Sexuality & Relationships

Dr.Viola Timm.    I Culture Therapy

Carmen Browne. Jazz & Soul

Uriél Dana.     Fine Artist & Writer

Michelle Pollace.Jazz Musician

VanessaWester.Paranormal Romance Author

Nicole Collet.     Romance Author and Translator

Sharon CawoodCommunity/Neighborhoods

Nancy Maron.      Sustainability/Digital Technology

Lisa Marie Popp.Writer, Independent Seeker

Mark Mangelsdorf.     Alpine Skiing

Amber Cross.Ghostwriter

David Chisholm. Wireless Networks

Chris Hall – Ron Brewer – Stan Brock.      Remote Area Medical

Amanda Bullen Hairstyles

Kathleen Kelley. Psychotherapy

Caitriona Reed.Evolutionary Leadership

Gordon Townsend.Airline Industry

Laura Mansfield.Social Media

Syldy Tom.       Executive Recruiting

Dr. Joseph Johnson.      Higher Education

Christine Anderson.Fundraising & Donors

Patrick Burke, Architect, AIA.     Public Architecture

Alexander Lamis, Architect, AIA.     Public Architecture

Jeff Johnson, Architect, AIA.       Public Architecture





Pure illusion like pure truth arrives on our shore in fragments! by LJ Frank;                  Did I ever tell you the tale when I rounded Cape Horn? by LJ Frank               A Desert Diary of the Soul! by LJ Frank;               A Virus offers a Vision! by LJ Frank;             The Siren & The Voyage! by LJ Frank;               Writing in Exile by LJ Frank;              Our Minds are a Crucible of Impressions by LJ Frank;              Humanity? by LJ Frank;               A Morning in the City by LJ Frank;             A Revised Paradigm of Self in a Post Truth Culture by LJ Frank;              Civility and Civilization on the Edge? by LJ Frank;             An Old Man’s Vision by LJ Frank;             To Migrate or Not? by LJ Frank;            Words ejaculated with letters spilling on the ground by LJ Frank:                 An Intimate Story by LJ Frank;                 Searching for an allegory of peace in the midst of a violent universe by LJ Frank;            On Being a Philosophical Libertine by LJ Frank;               The fundamental things apply as time goes by* by LJ Frank;                                An Appreciation for the Ancient Diplomat of Ecclesiastes by LJ Frank;                      Irony and a serendipitous encounter by LJ Frank;               7 a.m. In the high desert and a Bloody Mary by LJ Frank;                Selective Memory? by LJFrank;              The Madness of the Poet’s Soul by LJFrank;              Sailing over the depths of a vast unknown sea by LJFrank;              The Air We Breathe? by LJFrank             A future on foot? by LJFrank;             The voyage itself is my native home by L J Frank;                 Laughter Revised by LJFrank;         Old? by LJFrank;            Sunday’s Poetic-less Postscript by LJ Frank;                                                              An ode to the international politics of dark chocolate by LJFrank;           She was a child of a lesser God by LJFrank;            The Spirit of the Muse I seek by LJFrank;            A winter’s tale in the mountains by LJFrank;             Searching for a trade wind in the Chinese Junk of my head by LJFrank;                    Pausing in romanticized 18th century thought by LJFrank;             In-Between by LJ Frank;                Crossing border into Mexico;           You and the Getaway Car;         The modern presidency – the lie becomes the truth;                The singular behavior of a caffeine connoisseur;           Evening Escape;             Honk Your Horn If You Don’t Exist;               Artistic Expressions;              In Memory of my Father.



NPJ Book Review  


Spillover: Animal Infections and The Next Human Pandemic by David Quammen

The Gettysburg Gospel: The Lincoln Speech That Nobody Knows by Gabor Boritt

Dark Towers, Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump And An Epic Trail Of Destruction by David Enrich

Losing Reality by Robert Jay Lifton

An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding by David Hume, Editor Peter Millican

The Optimist’s Telescope, Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age by Bina Venkataraman

Crime in Progress, Inside the Steele Dossier and the Fusion GPS Investigation of Donald Trump by Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch

Blasphemy, Verbal Offense Against the Sacred from Moses to Salman Rushdie by Bernard W. Levy

Hitler: Ascent, 1889 – 1939 by Volker Ullrich

On Disobedience and Other Essays by Erich Fromm

Antifragile, Things that Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicolas Taleb

You Are The Placebo, Making Your Mind Matter by Dr. Joe Dispenza

Primitive Passions, Men, Women, and the Quest for Ecstasy by Marianna Torgovnick

Stalin, The Court of the Red Tsar by Simon Sebag Montefiore

Mindf*ck, Cambridge Analytica And The Plot to Break America by Christopher Wylie

Reckless Endangerment, How Outsized Ambition, Greed and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon by Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner

The Essentials of Zen Buddhism, Selected from the writings of Daisetz Suzuki, Edited with an Introduction by Bernard Phillips

The Nazi Conscience by Claudia Koonz

The Revolution of Everyday Life by Raoul Veneigem

The Sex Life of the Foot & Shoe by William Rossi

Unholy Ghost, writers on depression by Nell Casey

The Body in Pain, The making and Unmaking of the World by Elaine Scarry

Escape from Freedom by Erich Fromm

The Back Channel, a Memoir of American Diplomacy  by William J Burns

How to change your mind, what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about Consciousness by Michale Polan  

Rising Out of Hatred, The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist by Eli Saslow

The Gods and Other Lectures: The Gods, Humboldt, Thomas Paine, Individuality, Heretics & Heresies by Robert G. Ingersoll                                      

Wartime by Paul Russell                                                                                                

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff                                    

Masks, Faces of Culture by John W. Nunley, Cara McCarty                                    

Plagues and the Paradox of Progress-Why the world is getting healthier in worrisome ways by Thomas J Bollyky                                                                   

Gandhi, An Autobiography, The story of my experiments with truth, Mahadev Desai, translator                                                                                                                 

The Genesisof God, A Theological Genealogy by Thomas J.J. Altizer     

Prisoners of Hate, The Cognitive Basis of Anger, Hostility and Violence by Aaron T. Beck, M.D.                                                                                                   

Larousse Gastronomique, Revised and Updated

The Prehistory of the Mind by Steven Mind                                                         

Gender Ambiguity in the Workplace: Transgender and Gender-DiverseDiscrimination by Alison Fogarty, Lily Zheng                                                                         

A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn                                

Reporter: A Memoir by Seymour M. Hersh                                                           

Strange Histories by Darren Oldridge                                                                 

Heretics, The Other Side of Early Christianity by Gerd Ludemann                    

White House Interpreter.  The Art of Interpretation by Henry Obst     

Androgyny by June Singer                                                                                            

Faust’s Metropolis, A History of Berlin by Alexandra Richies                           

Scribes, Scripts and Books, The Book Arts from Antiquity to the Renaissanceby Leila Arvin                                                                                                                          

Evil in Modern Thought – an alternative history of philosophy by Susan Neiman                                                                                                                                      

Ideas with consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution (Studies in Postwar American Political Development)by Amanda Hollis-Brusky                                                                                                                       

Detroit, An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff                                                    

From Fascism to Populism in History by Federico Finchelstein                              

The Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate by Sue Scheff and Sue Schorr                                                                                                                                 

The Devil in the Holy Water or the Art of Slander from Louis XIV to Napoleonby Robert Darnton                                                                                                        

Power, Politics, and the making of the Bible, An Introduction by Robert B. Coote and Mary P. Coote                                                                                             

Russian Roulette: The Inside story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump by Michael Isikoff and David Corn                                            

Mindful Politics, A Buddhist guide to making the world a better place, ed. Melvin McLeod                                                                                                                  

The Prehistory of Sex by Timothy Taylor                                                                            

The Housewife’s Handbook on Selective Promiscuity by Rey Anthony                 

The Transparent Self  by Sidney Jourard                                                                 

American Oligarchy, The Permanent Political Classby Ron Formisano       

Jerusalem by F.E. Peters                                                                                                

The Vanity Fair Dairies 1983-1992by Tina Brown                                                   

Who Rules he World by Noam Chomsky                                                                 

DesertWisdom by Neil Douglas-Klotz                                                                       

Arab and Jew, Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land, Revised & Updated, by David K. Shipler                                                                                                                    

The Philosophy of The Bed by Mary Eden and Richard Carrington       

Democracy and the Problem of Free Speech by Cass R. Sunstein                  

Citizens, A Chronicle of the French Revolutionby Simon Schama                       

The Manipulated Mind: Brainwashing, Conditioning and Indoctrination by Denise Winn                                                                                                              

Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy, David R. Slavitt, translator               

The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine                                                                        

The Human Condition by Hannah Arendt                                                              

Critical Reflections on the Paranormal, Eds,Michael Stoeber and Hugo Meynell   

The Argument Culture, Moving from Debate to Dialogue by Deborah Tannen   

The Money Cult, Capitalism, Christianity and the Unmaking of the American Dream by Chris Lehman                                                                                                     

My Life andTimes by Henry Miller                                                                        

Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We don’t Talk About It)by Elizabeth Anderson                                                                         

Forbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography by Roger Shattuck     

The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution, Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our Republicby Ganesh Sitaraman                                                   

Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government’s Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis by Anne Jacobsen                            

Homo Deus, A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harar;                      

Erotic Art of the East by Philip Rawson                                                                             

Reason for Being, A Meditation on Ecclesiastes by Jacques Ellul                              

The Age of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby                                          

Forbidden Rites, A Necromancer’s Manual of the Fifteenth Centuryby Richard Kieckhefer                                                                                                                        

The Temple in the House, Finding the Sacred in Everyday Architectureby Anthony Lawlor, AIA  

Martin Heidegger,Between Good and Evil by Rudiger Safranski                                                                                                                           

Put A Spell On You: The Autobiography of Nina Simone

ExistentialPsychotherapy by Irvin Yalom                                                        

Questions Are Forever, James Bond and Philosophy Ed. James B. South and Jacob M. Held, Ed. James B. South and Jacob M. Held

The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone by Steven Sloman, Philip Fernbach;                                                                                                                    

Laughter at the Foot of the Crossby M.A. Screech;                                                   

The Temple Scroll, Ed. Yigael Yadin;                                                                         

Travel in the Ancient World by Lionel Casson;                                                          

The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Anonymous Translation into English of 1783, 1790 By A.S.B. Glover;                                                                           

The Parable Of The Tribes, The Problem Of Power In Social Evolution by Andrew Bard Schmookler;                                                                                     

Smiling through the Apocalypse; Esquire’s History of the Sixties, Ed. Harold Hayes

What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News by Eric Alterman       

Altogether Elsewhere, Writers On Exile, Ed. Marc Robinson                             

Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer by Dean Baker                                         

Dickensby Peter Ackroyd                                                                                          

Dinner with Andre by Wallace Shawn                                                                        

The Matrixial Borderspace (Theory Out of Bounds) by Bracha Ettinger      

God’s Phallus and other problems for men and monotheism by Howard Eilberg-Schwartz;                                                                                                                  

I and Thou by Martin Buber                                                                                         

Doubt – A History by Jennifer Michael Hecht                                                              

The American Writer and the Great Depression Ed., Harvey Swados                  

The Fortunesof Faust by E.M. Butler                                                                            

Propaganda, The Formation of Men’s Attitudes by Jacques Ellul                             

Dark Money, The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of The Radical Right by Jane Mayer





Sunset Expression – The Gulf by Melissa Dashiel;               Appearances II? by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen               Appearances? by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen               Passageways                There are days when…                      every step…                Shapes of pollination by Barbara Harrison, photographer             The Muse & Sword – a philosophical pose by LJ Frank    



Publications (L J Frank)

The Abstract Tattoo                                                                          

Essays from an Esoteric Journey                                                                                    

The Shadow of Lhasa, a tale of reincarnation                                                

Fragments of Faust                                                                                                      

The Arius Scrolls   





Facial Recognition Technology & the Future?

It is 100 seconds to midnight. A metaphor for the end of the world. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Global Disinformation Network

The Phallus as Art

Narrative Paths Journal is global

What is the effect of breathing in high levels of carbon-dioxide> Will humans adapt & physically evolve?

Federalist, Anti-Federalist & the Bill of Rights 

Andrew Holecek Interviews (Dream Yoga)

How Do Artists Get Their Work Into A Museum by Uriel Dana           

Tibetan Buddhist Masters on Dying (and living) from Andrew Holecek;          

Om Chanting          

What time is it? Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists                      

Climate Change Signal                                                                                    

Magical Manuscripts, Charms, Potions and Witchcraft                                               

What is censorship? A perspective                                                                           

Atlantic Ocean: effect of circulation slowing?                                                        

Angie M. Sanchez                                                                                                       

Andrew Holecek, update 3/2018                                                                              

Mission Status, the Voyager probes                                                                                   

The culture of trolling                                                                                                    

Excerpts from Political Lying by Jonathan Swift                                                    

Architectural Use of Hemp                                                                                          

Oceans are losing oxygen                                                                                                 

Why is America more tolerant of inequality?

Mobilization of Rural Libraries…Bharat Mehra 

Art Censorship: How Social Media Edits Our Worldview                                                 

Greed Revisited, a recent history                                                                                                

The Value of Money                                                                                                                      

Evolving Political Language                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Game of Thrones study by Dr Kate Lister                                                                            

David Chisholm, Update 8/2017                                                                                                   

Dr Kate Lister, Update 7/2017                                                                                                       

Vanessa de Largie, update 7/2017                                                                                           

Selected publications of Dr. Gloria Brame, update 7/2017                                      

Carmen Browne, Jazz & Soul Vocalist, update 6/2017                                           

Andrew Holecek, Dream Yoga and Lucid Dreaming, update 6/2017                        

Harrie Farrow’s novel about love and sex, update, 6/2017                                           

Randi Sloane, actor, update 6/2017                                                                                  

Selected publications of Dr. Bharat Mehra, update 6/2017                                

Impeachment and the U.S. Constitution                                                              


Emoluments Clause: US Constitution                                                                      

Language and National Identity                                                                                          

Climate change: How do we know?                                                           

Are you ready to be a crew member on a voyage?                                                                                                                                                                                                       Humans as Stardust                                                                                                                   

Civic Knowledge, David Souter, ret. Supreme Court Justice                                                                

Japan, the world…a long night of ‘post-truth’                                                    

Is the theater really dead or in transition?                                                                             

“Friendly Fascism,” War Culture, Militarism and Racist Violence                                                     

Neolithic Man’s Face Reconstructed                                                                           

Communicating with sperm whales                                                                                          

Rule 41 Search & Seizure                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Post-truth 2016 word of the year, Oxford Dictionaries                                                                                                                                                              

The earthquake of the 2016 U.S. election                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             


The Brain and Music

 Intimacy, technology & the human body






Something Missing? by Signe Ruddy

Sometimes, A Strange Desire to Forget by Lisa Marie Popp

Winter Song by Lisa Marie Popp

Totemic images by Signe Ruddy

Relax by Siggy

Winter weather warnings by Signee Ruddy

Ehecatl (wind serpent) by Signe Ruddy

Beyond the liminal by Kathryn Thompson

With each embrace by Kathryn Thompson

A Love Song in Case of Good bye by Kathryn Thompson       

Deep Sighs by Kathryn Thompson

Leaning on the Lamppost by Lisa Marie Popp

Bring me your shattered mind by Kathryn Thompson

Benign Venus by Kathryn Thompson

The autograph of a thought by LJ Frank

Blind Revisited by LJ Frank

The misappropriation of titillate and other misdemeanors and felonies by LJ Frank

The Debt by LJ Frank

The lobbyist and the Neo Wave of Truth by LJ Frank      

Brain Fingerprinting by LJ Frank

Can you hear me now? by LJ Frank

For R Rated Audience Only by LJ Frank

A Southern City with Southern Gothic Charm by LJ Frank

Peripheral Vision by LJ Frank

Shantith & Broken Toys by Lisa Marie Popp

Adjusting the rearview mirror by LJ Frank

See Rhythms Archives 2013-2017 for remaining poems:

In Your Praise by Lisa Marie Popp;    Ice-Pick Intellect by Lisa Marie Popp;    On Ramps and Other Accelerations/Ends by Lisa Marie Popp;    Scratches by Lisa Marie Popp;      The politician by L J Frank;    The “open road” is a state of mind by L J Frank;     Tenants of the Almighty by Lisa Marie Popp;     Will the self remember? by L J Frank;      Through a textured matrix by L J Frank;      After Yeats by Lisa Marie Popp;      Sound by Lisa Marie Popp;   So Far Away by Lisa Marie Popp;   Sky by Lisa Marie Popp;      Listen to the wind by L J Frank;   The day after by Lisa Marie Popp;      The Macintosh Mantra by L J Frank;      Thoughts Sitting Breathing by Lisa Marie Popp;       A reflection on Amedeo Clemente Modigliani by L J Frank;     Unscripted IV…the past recedes in the rear view mirror by L J Frank;      The Art of Love by Lisa Marie Popp;    Unscripted III by L J Frank;    What is Left? by Lisa Marie Popp;  Unscripted II by L J Frank;  Lemonade Rain by Lisa Marie Popp;   Unscripted by L J Frank;    Within the mist of relationships by LJ Frank;      Looking at the wallpaper & thinking of nothing by Lisa Marie Popp; Tread marks on the dirt road of the mind by L J Frank;       The writer and his thoughts by L J Frank;      Affected by L J Frank;   The language of spaghetti in a “barista” economy by L J Frank;      An inquiry into a subway experience by L J Frank;       Are you sure by L  J Frank;   Tripping over a word by L J Frank;       Quiet Stirrings by L J Frank;      Mirrors and Reflections by L J Frank.




Short Story

An Ode to Fall by A. Del Star

Hearing Voices by Sandy Whitby

The Dock by Sandy Whitby

A National Mall Evening Experience by Sandy Whitby;




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