Well, the world went temporarily insane again last week. It seems to be an alarmingly-routine occurrence. Video surfaced of a group of high school students, proudly sporting red Make America Great Again hats, taunting a Native American man at a large rally in Washington DC. At least that’s what I saw. In the hours that… Continue reading Can We Have Accountability Without Armageddon?
My New Year’s resolutions don’t usually take the form of promises to exercise more or eat fewer sweets. I’m too realistic for those lofty, amorphous goals that usually end in guilt and chocolate. Instead, for the last few years, the start of the New Year has brought with it a theme, almost a catchphrase that… Continue reading The Art of Meaning It
Although I generally believe it’s important to keep some elements of one’s personal life private, I also believe that when you’re in love, it’s totally acceptable to share that fact. So here we go, folks. I got a Roomba for Christmas – and I’m totally smitten. Okay, it’s not actually a Roomba. It’s a different… Continue reading A Roomba Love Story
Have you ever had a plan fail so spectacularly you could only shake your head in grudging admiration, forced to laugh ruefully at the smoldering wreckage of your hopes and dreams? Ladies and gentlemen, I give you – New Year’s Eve 2018. I’ve never been one to get glitzy to ring in the new year.… Continue reading The Great New Year’s Eve Train Wreck of 2018