A Beautiful Day

My elder daughter had her third birthday today. It wasn't a frantic, frenetic day. We didn't throw an enormous party and spend too much money and time chasing small children around our apartment. No, that's never been my idea of fun, neither as a child nor as an adult. I sincerely hope it will never … Continue reading A Beautiful Day


I have promised myself that I would not sink to such depths. I will refuse to slacken my vigilance against falling into the morass. I will not use made-up corporate faux-words. I will not say "uncomplicate", say "impact" when I mean "affect"; I will do my best to say "use" instead of "utilize", I will … Continue reading Degradation