Archive for July 2014

Summer TV: What are you watching?

Summer TV: What are you watching?
I’ll be honest. I miss reruns. I miss when new TV bowed out at the end of May and gave us a chance to miss it. Right now I feel kind of overwhelmed. I still need to catch up on old TV I’ve missed (Hey there, Hannibal, The Americans, and House of Cards Season 2),... Read more »

Happy 4th of July, writers! It's your day.

Happy 4th of July, writers! It's your day.
People (on Facebook) can turn every holiday into a military holiday (Arbor Day: You wouldn’t have trees if they hadn’t died for our freedom!), which is fine. No one here is belittling the sacrifice and effort of the people who have (literally) fought for our freedom. I’m merely suggesting that we look beyond military action... Read more »

How to remember the name of someone you just met

How to remember the name of someone you just met
I met a new neighbor this morning. I was out walking with my kids, and he was hanging out on his porch with his kids. We chatted, discussed jobs and kids’ ages. I told him my name, and he told me his. And I immediately forgot it. It’s something normal, like Jeff. I remember his... Read more »
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