Mar 072012
 
The e-mails: what kind of name is that? (part 3)

[As part 3s usually do, they follow part 2s, which surprisingly enough follow part 1s.] I hand the cashier the check, “Wow, what kind of name is that?” I know, I know, my full name is a long and strange combination of letters, including a sequence of letters which make sounds that don’t exist in English, unless, […]




Feb 232012
 

I get these e-mails. The FW: FW: Fw: fw: fw: kind. I’ve wanted to share my reaction to them for a long time. I’ve almost published my thoughts a million different times. Here is a bit of the noise inside my brain – Wait for the right words. Wait for the fear to dissipate. Wait […]




Oct 092011
 
iSad

This afternoon, after our school day wrapped up, I logged on to my MacBook Pro and found a pleasant surprise: fun pictures of Caroline, which were taken with a friend’s iPhone. I checked my calendar, which is an app on my iPad, then I strapped my iPod to my arm and went for a run. […]