It Should Go Without Saying

At the #3 spot on my List of Annoyances, just behind “People Who Drive Unreasonably Slow” and “People Who Own Tiny Dogs and Carry Them in Bags,” are “Teachers Who Cannot Spell.” Sadly, in my professional and personal life, I run into these types far too often. If the English language and its proper usage…

The Eve of An Era

Today, in the news (CNN,  I think), I saw the phrase “inauguration eve” for the first time in my life. While accurate, I found it sort of, well, cute. Eight years ago, I was seventeen. I was beginning to pay attention to politics. I was angry. I was disappointed. I couldn’t vote in the most…

Flotsam and Jetsam of Humanity.

I obsessively collect bits of paper and orphaned photos. I consider them the most amazing, yet brief, insights into our world and the people in it. Sites such as Found Magazine and Passive Aggressive Notes are like porn for me. My fascination started with shopping lists. It quickly expanded into strange notes, receipts, photos, and…