Month: November 2016

Church Clothes

While ‘90s rap played in many houses, while contemporary America bought machines to cook without fire and to clean floors automatically—luxuries and delights beyond the imaginations of pharaohs, kings, and people of early in this century—another task remained beyond technology. Teenagers struggled to escape childhood rules and to make choices sensible to a world unfolding…

Election Thoughts

Presidential Candidate Requirements Some changes to eligibility for Presidential candidates. • Must release the results of a current physical exam by an objective physician. Only major impediments to the strenuousness of the duties • Must release the results of a current psychological exam by an objective physician. Only major problems in decision-making capability • Must…

Bully

(How does a bully see the world?) “Judy,” my little sister calls to me from across the basement.  “Momma wants to know.  Do you want a sandwich?” I jump back from the basement window, which I’d been watching the backyard.  “Clara, don’t sneak up on me.”  I soften my tone and bite off the end…