Never have so many done so little of what was asked.
Dear R, I'm sure you were cursing me yesterday because I refused to run home and get the homework you'd forgotten. I know you were frustrated. Understandable--I would have been too if it were me. I saw how hard you worked--even after football practice and getting home late--to get it done. It must piss you off that after all that,... Continue Reading →
Between drop offs and pick ups, volunteering, and just generally mucking about, I'm at my kids' school a lot. Each time I watch as students rush through doors with no regard whatsoever as to whether it might slam in the face of the person behind them. I don't fault them--they're kids, I'm glad to see them hurling... Continue Reading →
A lifetime ago, in my twenties, a friend and I decided that you weren't really a grown-up until you owned a dining room set. Until you could comfortably seat six, it was okay to stay out until 4 a.m. and drink your weight in beer and smoke enough cigarettes to have a permanent halo of... Continue Reading →