Category Archives: Current Events

2017: Loss

A sudden warming of the weather has arisen Jennifer’s global warming anxieties, but we both had to admit that the higher temperatures, couple with the steadily increasing daylight, has improved our photoperiodic moods. Somewhat. I cam home from work to … Continue reading

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2017: Happy with Bust

Most days lately, Jennifer asks me if I’ve heard about a recent development in the national political scene. There’s a bevy of stuff to discuss: Every day either Trump is doing something stupid, trying to explain something stupid, or experiencing … Continue reading

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2017: The Last 100 Days

I attended the dinner and toast to graduating seniors. My attendance was marginally fortuitous and rather abrupt. At 1:00 this afternoon, I learned that tonight’s recording of the cable show was cancelled due to the producer’s illness. Jennifer was out … Continue reading

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2017: Form as Play

Today is the beginning of the end. I walked into the classroom this evening – the first day of my final college course – and was immediately deluged with memories of my first day of my first college course. It … Continue reading

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2017: The World We Live In

On this, the 58th anniversary of Buddy Holly’s death, I finished reading The World We Live In. My great-grandmother, who had owned the book for over thirty years, gifted me the large, heavy, rust-colored book on this day in 1991. … Continue reading

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