Monthly Archives: August 2014

Wearing your ignorance as a badge of honor

It just astonishes me.   I was raised by parents who valued education, who took delight in reading books and learning new things, who tried very hard to appear intelligent and had no patience with people who “acted stupid.” Mother corrected … Continue reading

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Missing in action

A few months ago, a “friend” posted a goodbye message and disappeared.    He didn’t answer emails, or posts on a facebook account, or twitter questions.    Nothing.   After 10 years, or maybe more, he was just gone. We … Continue reading

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Am I the only one?

So there’s this whole huge thing about donating to ASL or dumping ice water on your head and people are going nuts doing it.    Am I the only one who sees this as a very subtle way of bullying … Continue reading

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Stressing

I think there’s a switch somewhere that I don’t know about, one that tells Max exactly when is the worst time to start barking. I’m recording narration for slides for a class.   Last slide, almost done, he starts barking. … Continue reading

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