Category Archives: Pontificating and Ranting
I am an atheist. The hardass kind. I also love to sing. And a lot of vocal, and especially choral, music is religious in nature.
Being a curmudgeon, the first thing I wonder when I see a Health Food Store is, where the hell is the food? I haven’t gone into one of these places in years, because the woo-vibrations might interact with my critical … Continue reading
DIY science is not only a time-honoured tradition, it can also be a lot of fun. Anne Corwin, of Felines are Wonderful recently read about an experiment testing feline intelligence that concluded cats are pretty dumb. Anne actually paid the … Continue reading
On the one hand, what Helen Thomas said was (understatement warning!) Not OK. Telling people to go back where they came from is all kinds of wrong. Telling people to go back to places that once had a program in … Continue reading
h/t Maude of Shakesville Kids of lesbian moms are well-adjusted and have fewer behaviour problems than their peers. A nearly 25-year study concluded that children raised in lesbian households were psychologically well-adjusted and had fewer behavioral problems than their peers. … Continue reading
So at my voice lessons I’m finally learning a new song. It’s in the Alfred book of 26 Italian Arias, and if you’re learning to sing Western Art Music, it’s pretty much guaranteed you’ll sing from this book at some … Continue reading
Via Know More Say More, the Guttmacher Institute has released a study, to be published in an upcoming issue of Social Science and Medicine, documenting the link between men’s abuse of their female intimate partners, and reproductive coercion. The Guttmacher … Continue reading