Charlottesville

I'm about to go into promo overload for Book 3, but given where I live and recent events, I want to say something first about what happened in Charlottesville, VA on August 12, 2017. And it's pretty much this: White nationalism--Naziism, fascism, white supremacy, whatever title the news media tries to use--is a corrupt, corrosive, … Continue reading Charlottesville

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I Protest

There have been a lot of stories about the Women's March on January 21st. Here's mine. I had not planned to go, initially. Boston isn't an awful drive from here (an hour or so to Alewife, and then the subway, which I enjoy riding), but I've gone into town on Event Days before: Earth Day, … Continue reading I Protest

Here Be Dragons

I had an ultra-stereotypical suburban Mom day yesterday. The Kid had a dance recital, so I spent the morning googling how to put long hair in a bun. (Conclusion: Without hair spray you need roughly 8,000 hairpins.) On the way to the recital location, Spouse and I chatted about, among other things, future college costs and strategies. … Continue reading Here Be Dragons