Category Archives: Politics

Joan’s Farrier

Ain’t everybody cut out to be Joan of Arc. The old proverb goes something like this: For want of a nail… For want of a fastener, the buffer between soft feet and rough terrain came aloose and emperilled the mission. … Continue reading

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Group Project Gone Bad

Anybody every have an assignment from hell GROUP PROJECT in school? Anybody like them? Life’s like a permanent group project. There’s no end-of-semester relief in sight. We have to live with all these other people as long as we all … Continue reading

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There Ain’t No Such Thing as a Power Nap

We’re all familiar (or should be) with TANSTAAFL, aka There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch. I’ve coined a complementary term: TANSTAAPN. Nothing’s free. Not lunch, not gas station car washes, and most certainly not naps in the … Continue reading

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Tales from the Bull-Pen

Nothing as salacious as what goes on in the locker room or the Oval Office, but let’s face it, all my PhD peeps are too busy for that sort of romantic interlude. We’re out searching for the elusive inverse Hessian … Continue reading

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Red-Letter Words

When I grew up a backwoods, country Baptist, my Bible had some words written in red– words spoken by Jesus himself. I seem to recall that the Pharisees and Sadduccees and I don’t know who all else decided to give … Continue reading

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Fronting

From the online urban dictionary: The antigravity properties of the Victoria’s Secret banquette bra are no mystery to anyone who’s ever worn one. They’ve got more rigging in them than a fleet of sailboats or Peter Pan the musical. And … Continue reading

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Bon Anniversaire à Moi

I like to say I’m celebrating the x anniversary of my 37th birthday. It’s a tough sell when your younger siblings get older than you. What can I say? I’m practicing for a career in politics– publicly broadcasting bald ass lies … Continue reading

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