Execution (5 minutes)

I was supposed to be executed.  I was up on the scaffold, arms tied behind my back, with everyone all gathered around to watch the beheading of Flats McBrady.  I’d never been so popular. The executioner—Rucks, his name was; nice guy really, he and Mabel had three kids—said God-be-with-you and reared back with the axe, … More Execution (5 minutes)

We need to Chill.

To be clear, I’m including myself in this. It probably looks hilarious to see this in the feed a few blocks away from the “Why I’m Angry” repost I shared back in January. I have thought these things before, but I know I’ve been bad about keeping things in perspective and realizing that things are … More We need to Chill.

Why I’m so angry

Originally posted on Casual thoughts:
I think some of my friends believe I have lost my mind. I’ve always prided myself on how I use social media: engaging with everyone with charity, avoiding the hint of an ad hominem, and carefully limiting my use. I’ve violated all these principles, and more, in recent days. The…

The Pipe Dream of Reopening In-Person Learning.

EDIT: So I was wrong about this. Obviously. Hopefully that will be a lesson to me, because I was never so sure of anything in my life.  But school reopenings have largely been safe. “No, bro, going viral is easy,” said my little brother. “Oh c’mon,” I scoffed.  “If it were easy, companies would reliably … More The Pipe Dream of Reopening In-Person Learning.