Vacays and Ghosties and Heaps of Roast Beasties

Cooch
So, can we talk about submerging and re-emerging? Going deep to contemplate the state of the world and the collective consciousness – and finally breaking the silence with a profound insight that comes only after removing oneself from the distractions of daily life?

Bast
Too deep. Just call it what it was: we took a vacation.

Cooch
Fine. No secret that I tend to take things too seriously. I mean, when a psychic tells you to lighten up …

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But what year is it, really?

Cooch
So where do you stand on time being an artificial construct that gives us the illusion of moving forward rather than in circles?
Bast
Well, we are the only species – as far as we know – to understand the passage of time. So we have a history and a future. Although I’ve always thought elephants and dolphins might surprise us.

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Some perils of communication

Giving people room … to dance

Articles we’re discussing in this bloxt:

Miss Universe Canada finalist calling attention to gun violence
The Power of Proofreading
Cooch
Oooooh, I like this – Miss Universe Canada raising awareness about a significant social issue … beauty pageant contestants showing their deeper side … people who are not customarily thought of as speaking up (like athletes) bringing issues to the attention of the public by using their media presence …

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