May 2012

My Kind of Patriot

May 14, 2012

Tonight at dinner I showed Grace an extremely smart article on Motherlode, a blog I frequent. This piece, written by Catherine Newman, discusses her son Ben’s long hair (currently dyed bright pink) and her utopian dreams of a day when nobody will need to comment on it, bother him about it, or assume anything about […]

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The other day, I was walking down Union Street past the casket company on my way to work. I take one of two routes:  past the caskets, or past the unemployment line; both routes remind me just how lucky I am to be walking to work. As I walked past the factory, I saw every […]

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