cheap chinese food. how you feed a billion and a half people

My editor just used the word “guesstimate.” I should feel: A. relieved, B. confused, C. frisky, or D. reactionary?   Advertisements

August 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Common Courtesy

“Ah, there was one of these nurses at that time where I worked. She still is very much alive. She worked downstairs at the out-patient clinic but I was in … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Orleans, for example, is supporting an increasingly concentrated population of unskilled poor as industry and jobs move to the urban fringe.  Between 1970 and 1975 New Orleans lost 3.2 … Continue reading

August 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

You calculating bimbo — why can’t you let the past go?

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

The unbearable lightness and importance of being dajjal

Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. The Bible tells us to love our … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

The blood of the lamb to me is like grape juice

I sit patiently awaiting the Antichrist, or the Annachrist, as Grandma used to say.  She thought anarchist and Annachrist were the same thing, which is understandable?

May 5, 2012 · Leave a comment