Dissent

Recently I was at a pumpkin patch.  My kid and husb were in the corn maze, and for a bit I sat on a bench and watched people. One guy, a young fella, had a hoodie with a nameless face of an old lady.  Eventually I asked him, “Whose the old lady on your sweatshirt?” …

Vocation | Enneagram: Ugh!

“they tell me” I am a Type 2 “Helper” with a close runner up of “Peacemaker” which would make my parents howl with laughter.

Some good reading

Thank God someone finally wrote this article about “Joe Six Pack”.  The article makes light and looks at how wrong it is to clump voters into these overly simplified groups.  I knew there was something wrong and a little unnerving about the idea of “soccer moms”, it turned them all into these monochromatic, minivan driving,…

Silly Heroes

When I was about oh, young, my mom the seamstress made me my coveted and much awaited Wonder Woman costume for Halloween. Well, she almost did. She told me I couldn’t wear the underpants as tight as that and go prancing around the neighborhood, because it would surely be cold. And I would have to…

sick, but not in a good way.

So my charges have taken to saying things that are really good or crazy or something, these things are “sick”. Not all of them do it. So I found something that was not really sick in a good way in reading an article on Salon.com. Some of you might remember about how I wrote about…