Blogging consists, in large part, of finding what journalists call “stories”. The first rule of storytelling is this: A story is a war! It requires conflict! So I set out to write this blog as a war correspondent, looking for some conflict to get me and my readers worked up about. But….
The warm breeze sighed past me as I tried to get editorially righteous. Should I pontificate about busted oil wells? Well, pretty much everybody has done that to death over the past couple of months. Put me down as “against busted oil wells.” And gosh, but that breeze feels nice! Glazed eyes go all heavy-lidded.
Back to reality! Should I talk about the war(s) we are currently involved in? ...READ MORE