Category Archives: Writing

After COVID-19 – 5 in a series – A single reason why

As a rather pessimistic person myself, it has helped me recognize pessimism — and fear — in others. This pessimism can lead us to become stalled in life and frozen by fear. Like a deer in the headlights, we can’t … Continue reading

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Christmas Past – 21 in a series – The Life And Adventures Of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum (1902)

Christmas Past – 21 in a series – The Life And Adventures Of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum (1902) * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from … Continue reading

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My Word on “Why I Am Writing and Sharing So Much About Politics And Why Now?”

Why I Am Writing/Sharing So Much About Politics? Why now? For those of you who have known me for even a short time, you know I usually don’t take a great interest in politics. It can be fair to say … Continue reading

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My Word on “Being Cassandra”

In the Greek myth, Cassandra is granted the gift of foresight by Apollo, but when she resists his advances, Apollo adds a curse — although she sees the truth, no one will believe her. Throughout this entire presidency, I can … Continue reading

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My Word on Impeachment

The impeachment of a President is a horrible thing. Impeachment is disruptive, contentious and one fo the most violent political acts that can be taken by one branch of government against another. Impeachment is a necessary evil, though, to prevent … Continue reading

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My Word on “America may lose its “measles elimination” status” from The New York Times

This is what happens when we deny science and the power it has to change our world forever. Denying science is a sure way to move civilization backward by leaps and bounds and in this case, killing thousands if not … Continue reading

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Warnings without action equals death

I came across this article tonight as I was scrolling through Facebook — It is always with great sadness and hopelessness that I read about situations like this. Many times there are clear signs of what is to come but … Continue reading

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Be A White Supremacist’s Worst Nightmare

Be A White Supremacist’s Worst NightmareDouglas E. Welch I am a white supremacist’s worst nightmare. You can be too! I look like them. Heck, given lack of sleep or enough alcohol and I can even slip back into my childhood … Continue reading

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The Mentoris Project Podcast: Fermi’s Gifts with Author, Kate Fuglei [Audio]

I am the technical producer on this podcast which is hosted by my wife, Dr. Rosanne Welch! A true family project! — Douglas The Mentoris Project Podcast: Fermi’s Gifts with Author, Kate Fuglei Hosted by Dr. Rosanne Welch Listen Now Today’s … Continue reading

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The Mentoris Project Podcast: A.P. Giannini: The People’s Banker by Francesca Valente [Audio]

I am the technical producer on this podcast! — Douglas The Mentoris Project Podcast: A.P. Giannini: The People’s Banker by Francesca Valente Hosted by Dr. Rosanne Welch Listen Now Today’s guest Francesca Valente, author of A.P. Giannini: The People’s Banker. … Continue reading

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Autumn Color on a Historic Campus via Instagram

What is your favorite season? Share your thoughts in the comments! Autumn Color on a Historic Campus Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri There is always something special for me about walking a college campus — whether is is old and historic … Continue reading

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The Canterbury Tales, Figure and Text via Instagram

The Canterbury Tales, Figure and Text Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanic Gardens   and Follow    Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Read the Canterbury Tales and More! † Get The Canterbury Tales for FREE from Gutenberg.org … Continue reading

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The New York Public Library is Turning Classics Into Instagram Stories via Gizmodo

Mashing up media is one great way to create something new in the world and I am all for it. These Instagram versions of literary classics is just one way to mix things up and use new technology to deliver — … Continue reading

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50 Photos from WhoCon 2018, San Diego, California

We spent the weekend down in San Diego attending WhoCon 2018. Rosanne was speaking on “Feminism in the Who-niverse in the Era of a Lady Doctor” (video coming soon). Here are 50 photos from the presentation and the overall event. … Continue reading

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Document Your Journey with these “Out West” Journals, Cards, Totes, Cases, and Much More!

Document Your Journey with these “Out West” Journals, Cards, Totes, Cases, and Much More! Directly from my Instagram Photos – Buy any 2, Get 15% Off Available exclusively fromDouglasEWelch.com/shop/102 Complete CatalogDouglasEWelch.com/shop/ Spiral Journal Features  120 pages  Cover 350gsm, paper stock 90gsm … Continue reading

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