‘Tis the Season

It’s getting crazy out there. ‘Tis the season for oblivious drivers, mindless wanderers, rogue shopping carts and grabby people. I was buying tea yesterday. Tea — something that evokes images of quiet and calm, peace and warmth. After studying the display long and hard, my hand was almost upon a particular box, until said box […]

Pomp and Parade

I went to Walmart this afternoon because I needed a new passport photo. I do not recommend doing such a thing the day before the fourth of July. The store is somewhat the equivalent of a theme park most of the time: long lines, people walking around eating food (not yet paid for, however), strollers […]