Monthly Archives: January 2017

Spicy pop

Given that Sean Spicer, Trump’s Press Secretary, is determined to continue with spewing “alternative facts” without regard for “objective reality,” news media should refuse to broadcast his press conferences until they’ve had the chance to fact-check them, and then should … Continue reading

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Devos? Hell nos.

Dear Senators, I am writing to you to ask you to OPPOSE the nomination of Ms. Betsy Devos to the position of Secretary of Education. As a professor in the South Dakota university system, husband of a public education specialist, … Continue reading

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No more pep talks

Speaking of gymnastics… On Tuesdays, I drive home four girls from the gym: the Butterfly, the Ladybug, and her friends Malia and Sara. As such, I overhear their conversations about the day’s workout. This is one of those times… Malia: … Continue reading

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Pep talk

Scene:┬áThe Ladybug has a gymnastics meet, and so I am talking to her and the Butterfly, trying to calm her nerves. Ladybug: I’m so nervous about the gymnastics meet. Me: Don’t worry. Just take a deep breath, do your best, … Continue reading

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The new era

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