Category Archives: nothing special

I <3 these people.

I am working on an extensive post about the geographical origins of Trumpism, but in the meantime, I just feel like posting something absolutely trivial. (The Trumpism post is still in progress, and while I think it’s important (at least … Continue reading

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It’s a day.

I have three separate posts that I am working on. One about Trump supporters and the Deep South, one about immigration and the Statue of Liberty, and one about art museums. And I am not working on any of them. … Continue reading

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I often write about politics. You may have noticed I’m not doing that right now. It’s because anything political is a moving target these days. It takes me a couple of days to digest what is going on, and in the … Continue reading

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Discovery of the day.

I have tremors. Often enough they are severe enough to make walking to the table with coffee without spilling it difficult. So today, I finally figured out… Putting whipped cream on top of the coffee makes it less likely to … Continue reading

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“We’re America’s ghostwriters.”

My favorite piece from the Hamilton Mixtape. I wish I could send this to every member of Congress and the Administration. I know, however, that the people most in need of a change of heart will not be swayed by … Continue reading

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Perspective.

While I am recovering, I am watching a lot of television (but no news). Today’s feature: the last day of the Royal Ascot race meeting in London. Talking about the weather, the announcer said “Still quite warm here — 73 … Continue reading

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Saleswoman of the day.

I went into Starbucks for a Strawberry Acai refresher, when my eye caught the picture of the “Unicorn Frappacino.” The young lady behind the register saw me staring at it in horrified fascination, and urged me to get it, saying … Continue reading

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