Monthly Archives: June 2019

Entry 877: Can Childhood Trauma Get Passed Down?

In a recent post about old Chinese food (that is, Cantonese cuisine, not the crusty lo mein currently in your refrigerator), I wrote a bit about my grandfather, who has been dead now for over 30 years. He came to … Continue reading

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Entry 876: A Guide to the Democratic Debates

As a service to my readers, I present my guide to the Democratic presidential debates, which are being held tonight and tomorrow night as if it is a performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, with a cast almost … Continue reading

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Entry 875: Millennial Musings

It seems to me that social researchers are inordinately concerned about what millennials are thinking. Nary a week goes by when I don’t come across a story about some study involving millennials and their thoughts. In fact, I come across … Continue reading

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Entry 874: Weather or Not

One afternoon recently it suddenly got very dark outside. Forboding clouds rode in, and the wind picked up. There was no doubt about it; it was going to rain. And it did. The thing was, the weather report on our … Continue reading

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Entry 873: Thoughts and Prayers National Monument

Three U.S. Representatives from Central Florida have introduced a bill that would make the Pulse nightclub in Orlando a national monument, just like the Grand Canyon, George Washington’s Birthplace and the Mill Springs Battlefield Well, maybe “just like” is the … Continue reading

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Entry 872: Don’t Try This Home at Home

A few years ago, I did a post about all the stuff I’ve ordered from Amazon since my first purchase in 1996. I ended that piece with a joke about getting my next house from Amazon. Well, I’m happy to … Continue reading

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Entry 871: Fun With Spam

So I went a few days without emptying my spam folder, and you’d be surprised how many offers and opportunities had built up. Many people wanted to lend me money, even if I have bad credit. That’s awfully nice of … Continue reading

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