opinions

These are a few opinion "essays" I've written in blog form to share with friends and maybe a chance for me to try out a few of my rusty creative writing skills.  Please take these with a certain grain of salt -- as with any opinion piece, look at any stated "facts" objectively, following trustworthy sources of information.  My opinions are just that -- probably not meant at all to be a statement against you or your beliefs.   They also reflect moments in time -- as I spend time thinking about things, my opinions tend to change.  I haven't enabled comments -- while I am interested in your reactions, I am also wary of how comment sections on blogs, particularly if there are trolls involved, will quash out the meaning and intent of the original piece.  For comments, if you are a friend on Facebook, feel free to comment there.  I'm not likely to update this often -- but I hope to add content once in a while throughout the year.   Anyway, with those disclaimers out of the way :-) , my own interests here vary widely, but I find myself musing much of the time about topics in politics and religion.   It probably does a great disservice to each to group these together and with my other random thoughts, but here goes...