Two Weeks Later

Our cat passed away two weeks ago.  I find myself still trying to find her around the house.  Her vet called today, asking how we were doing.  The truthful answer: it’s so weird. We have a lot of travel planned over the next 8 months and it’s so weird to not have to worry about… Continue reading Two Weeks Later

Yale: it’s not just “free speech vs. safe spaces”

I’m cutting and pasting from comments I made on Facebook earlier this week… This isn’t about coddled students. This is a pissing contest between admin and faculty, where students ended up in the crosshairs. The IAC email was a reminder to not be a jerk; Christakis’ response distorted that into a 1st Amendment issue. Let’s… Continue reading Yale: it’s not just “free speech vs. safe spaces”

Long time, no see

Okay, it’s been a while.  But there’s stuff that I have on my mind, on topics ranging from racial tensions on college campuses to airline miles to interior design to whether I should root my Nook tablet.  This seems like the right spot to spill.