Category Archives: Putting the “Civil” Back in Civilization

Putting the Civil Back in Civilization, part N+1: Fabric Softener and Manners

So, an interesting thing happened to me today. And by interesting, I mean a moment or two of High Weirdness. To set the scene: My wife and I live in an apartment complex. Our apartment does not have washer/ dryer … Continue reading

Posted in Putting the "Civil" Back in Civilization | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

And You didn’t Think You were a Farmer…

For some unfathomable reason I woke up thinking about parables this morning. So, this post might be a little heavy on the parable and metaphor. Also, this will not constitute some kind of introductory class on what parables and metaphors … Continue reading

Posted in Putting the "Civil" Back in Civilization | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Just. Fucking. Wow.

So, there is a bill put forward, in North Dakota, that would shield drivers from liability if they should happen to run over protesters. Huh?… … Wait for it… … …Are you out of your fucking minds?! What the actual … Continue reading

Posted in Putting the "Civil" Back in Civilization | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Thinking About Standards

It’s Monday again. So let’s start the week with something that pisses me off: When someone tells you some way you should be, but leaves out the part about how to be that way. What I’m talking about, to be … Continue reading

Posted in Putting the "Civil" Back in Civilization | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Safety (Pin) Concerns

The other day, on Twitter, I was accused of trolling an individual – who I’m not going to name here. Now, I will admit to taking the piss out of people from time to time; mainly just my friends. But … Continue reading

Posted in Putting the "Civil" Back in Civilization | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cultural Lunacy

I’ve been in a pretty bad head space for a couple of months now – maybe longer. And mostly what gets through the numb haze of my depression is anger. It’s how I was raised. So, I’m going to need … Continue reading

Posted in Putting the "Civil" Back in Civilization | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

A Little Sunday Morning Rage for You…

You know how some people claim to be addicted to the internet? (I’m sure some people are actually, according to the DSM addicted, they’re not who I’m talking about). I think, in most cases, people just don’t know what their … Continue reading

Posted in Putting the "Civil" Back in Civilization | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment