Lately I've fallen back into a bad habit. I've been reading the comments posted on news stories–and not just any news stories, the controversial ones. I read the comments on reports I know are going to bring out the crazies… Continue Reading

Heir to an Execution

On this day in 1951, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were sentenced to death for conspiring to commit espionage for the Soviet Union. I bring this to your attention not to discuss the guilt or innocence of the Rosenbergs, even though… Continue Reading

Blasts from My Past

I'm not sure what caused this, but in trying to figure out what I wanted to write about today, I suddenly thought of Fashion Plates. Remember those? The plastic plates with raised clothing designs so that when you put a… Continue Reading

5 Things You Might Not Know About Me

What is a blog for, if not to be self-indulgent? Especially in a weekend post. In this spirit, I present to you: 5 Things You Might Not Know About Me: 1) I have a recurring dream in which I'm friends… Continue Reading

Change is in the Air

Ah!  It's fall, my favorite time of year.  Actually, I'm not sure if it's actually fall yet, but let's pretend it is for the sake of this post. You may have noticed that I haven't been posting lately.  I haven't… Continue Reading