Monthly Archives: March 2009

Rachel Getting Engaged

“Are you going to Rachel’s thing next Friday?” a co-worker asked me today.  Rachel and I have been friends at work for over ten years, so it was logical that I would be asked. “Oh,” I said, having not heard … Continue reading

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Plathology

Word came over today that Nicholas Hughes, one of two children of famed poet Sylvia Plath, committed suicide in Fairbanks, Alaska.  Hughes, 47, unmarried and without children yet a brilliant professor, hanged himself in his own home.   And my first thought … Continue reading

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Slang Blade

Many people I know say they wish they had been born in another era, and I am no exception.  I, too, wish they had been born in another era.  So I wouldn’t have to hear about it. I am pleased … Continue reading

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Achilles’ Fables

Written in 2006; posted in 2009 cuz I liked it. _______________________________________   I often think that one of the things that is wrong with the world is childrens’ stories, specifically the ones with a moral.  I believe that these moral-ridden … Continue reading

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