Slope of Hope Blog Posts

Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.


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Last Sunday, I parked myself inside the McDonald’s in order to write. Those of you who know me even a little might find this an odd choice, but this is my new hangout, since it’s right next to the supercharger and they have good WiFi. Anyway, as I was sitting there, this happened:



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As an unapologetic child of the 80s, below is a favorite music video of mine from that era. Thus, showing at least three things that have changed since then with respect to what can be conveyed in a music video without consequence: (i) mental health issues; (ii) using little people for laughs; (iii) pedophilia. All the same, it’s always been a catchy tune.