Monthly Archives: September 2016

Household Name

Once upon a time, there was Harold, my sister-in-law’s alleged car. Harold had four wheels, and he would get you where you were going … most of the time. During the exceptions, you couldn’t help wondering if Fred Flintstone’s leg-powered … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

Missy often lives in a world without filters. Which can make life interesting for everyone else in the world. If you haven’t met our disabled ward yet, don’t worry. When you do, it’ll be pretty unmistakable. For somebody who rarely … Continue reading

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A Healthy Respect

When you think about it, we don’t ask for that much from our presidential candidates. Just the agelessness of Superman or Wonder Woman. The steel-clad sweat glands of the Terminator. And maybe the all-around athleticism of Steve Austin, the Six … Continue reading

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Opening the Door

Hell froze over. Pigs are soaring over the Rockies. The Chicago Cubs can start printing World Series programs. In other words, Donald Trump just let a banned reporter back in a campaign event. Not just one outlet, either. According to … Continue reading

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Labor of Love

For some people, Labor Day means the end of summer. Or the start of fantasy football. Or maybe even, heaven forbid, a chance to think about labor unions. For me, it means turning into a financial archaeologist. If Indiana Jones … Continue reading

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