The Ten Meaningful Books Challenge: Day Ten

Prison Writings: My Life Is My Sun Dance by Leonard Peltier U.S. Prisoner #89673-132 I had heard the story of Leonard Peltier, an American Indian incarcerated for the murder of two FBI agents. I had seen the documentary by Robert Redford, Incident at Oglala, that chronicled that story. I had seen the fictionalized version of the story in the movie, Thunderheart. A little more than … Continue reading The Ten Meaningful Books Challenge: Day Ten

Super Powers

Every movie and numerous TV series are based upon people morphing into beings of superior strength, ability and power. The strange thing is there is seldom an intellectual morphing into a problem solving entity that can not only resolve problems/conflict and save the planet, but do it without resorting to violence. The cheap reasoning, though valid, is that it makes for bad teevee/ movies.  But the … Continue reading Super Powers

The Ten Meaningful Books Challenge: Day Seven

When Democracy Builds by Frank Lloyd Wright (Published 1945) Before I knew anything of his writings, I was in love with his architecture! Sometime during my high school years I read an article about the house, Falling Water, and I was hooked … a house in the woods with a river running through it? A house I might have envisioned if I were an architect. … Continue reading The Ten Meaningful Books Challenge: Day Seven