I see people I’ve known for decades throw all the levers to full reverse in an effort to send their lives in some radically different direction—with their families, with their careers, with anything they can change (or think they can change). (I’d actually dearly love to know what one is thinking, but she and I […]
My monthly column, Arsenic & Old Spice, returns to Rocket City Mom today after a December hiatus. I wrote about the Bill Cosby situation. Please go read Making Peace with Cliff Huxtable.
Three masked men, armed with automatic weapons and wearing flak jackets, slaughtered at least 12 people at the office of a satirical magazine in Paris this morning before escaping into the city. The publication, Charlie Hebdo, has published caricatures of Mohammed in the past. The gunmen reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar!” throughout the attack, and claimed […]
We have many more honorable police officers than we do corrupt ones. We need police. We greatly appreciate their service to the community. We must work productively and cooperatively to determine how best to proceed on reforms. If New York mayor Bill de Blasio had only begun the dialogue with something like the above—assertions I […]
(No spoilers.) I’m not a timely Destiny player, because I wanted to wait until Santa brought our Xbox One before getting it. So this won’t be a full-up review, but just a few thoughts. I’ve played for six or seven hours. I think it’s a good game, but it’s only just so. I know you […]