What was the Score?

I watched as my daughter stopped and stood in front of the audience at the Holland Center so they could announce her full given name and she could receive her high school diploma. And here is what I thought to myself as I did: Life. You son of a bitch.  Maybe we as parents give ourselves more credit than we deserve. AllContinue reading “What was the Score?”

V2

One of my favorite books is Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon. It was a difficult read with lots going on, but the reason I was immediately gripped by it was because of the circumstances Pynchon put the story in. The setting was England, 1942. Pynchon made for wicked metaphors out of science with thermodynamics ofContinue reading “V2”

Plus ça change…

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chos… The above saying is French for the more things change, the more they stay the same. And as an adage, it is often shortened simply to; plus ça change… Although I suspect you have to don a black turtleneck and take a drag of your cigarette right before you sayContinue reading “Plus ça change…”