Consistent blogging & relationships

Much ado is made of blogging consistently among those who strive to increase their subscriber counts. This is almost always among the first (if not the very first) pieces of advice that new bloggers will get from veterans of the blogosphere: be consistent! Generally, I agree with this. I mean, what's to disagree with, right?… Continue reading Consistent blogging & relationships

When a naked person offers you a shirt…

I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' … There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.-Maya Angelou (1928 – 2014) P.S. I have a personal fondness for Maya Angelou that goes beyond my appreciation for her art. I very… Continue reading When a naked person offers you a shirt…

The recent rise in coronavirus cases across Israel

The requirement to wear a mask indoors will be restored next week, as Thursday marked the fourth day in a row that the country registered over 100 new daily cases and the new outbreaks spread to several more municipalities...-Rossella Tercatin, The Jerusalem Post The centers of the new outbreak have been several schools... As of… Continue reading The recent rise in coronavirus cases across Israel

Tips for bloggers #6: Community etiquette vs. The Skeptic's Kaddish blog was created with and is hosted on, rather than, and there is, indeed, a significant difference. The major advantage of, you see, is the community aspect. Bloggers may easily search for, find, 'like', and otherwise interact with one another's blogs in the WordPress Reader.,… Continue reading Tips for bloggers #6: Community etiquette

Family, or: Qualifiers

My 1st trimeric Families readily fall apart Tearing holes in a once-child's heart Not only the tangible expires Living souls left singed by hell's fires Tearing holes in a once-child's heart Held together by staples and wires Painful lessons doth distance impart Not only the tangible expires We live always a part and apart Sundered… Continue reading Family, or: Qualifiers

Chirps above, or: Silky gloves

My 1st Shadorma Snippet of ~ Of our sure, full love ~ Chirps above, Silky gloves ~ Push could never come to shove, For we're so in love I was recently exposed to the shadorma form of poetry by Kerfe and Lauren. As always, I had to give it a go... this is definitely one… Continue reading Chirps above, or: Silky gloves

Inner senryu, or: Haiku

Dear Haiku, pray, how do you do? Day after day, my heart yearns for you. Such a hard pill to swallow; All my jokes feel so hollow; Must our relationship really be through? in wintry waters needy anglerfish cling on; rainbow trout solo Can't you recall all the fun we once had? Those pranks you… Continue reading Inner senryu, or: Haiku