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The Scottish Joe
The fellas in my office have discovered that Lady Macbeth’s speech works just as well if she’s talking about coffee! “Is this a Joe which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? or art thou but A Joe of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from...
So I ate a burger
It was just a little one. Coworker Ty informs me this is what’s called a “slider.” Whatever. It was a teensy patty of ground pork on a little focaccia bun. I’ve been vegetarian for 11 years. My wife, Erin, has been for 14. Lately, we’ve asked ourselves whether we would have made the decision to become vegetarian if at the time we had sources of locally grown organic...
This morning, over bowls of oatmeal, we had a long chat with the kids about archipelagos. Then, they spent some time inventing and drawing new archipelagos. When that got old, they closed the curtains, turned off all the lights in the house, and played with flashlights. I left for work around then. I know their plans for the rest of the morning included a bit of math. They were going to do some...