Archive for May 2019

Parking in Evanston is a Nightmare

Parking in Evanston is a Nightmare
I just paid $75 to have coffee with my friends. Because there were no street spots on Dempster near Curt’s Café South, where I usually park, I turned onto a side street. What luck. There was one spot left on the block so I took it. Because I was running late, I didn’t walk up... Read more »

Why Facebook Ghost Accounts are a Good Thing

Why Facebook Ghost Accounts are a Good Thing
Recently, I joined a writers’ group in which many of us have talked about creating memoirs. Some take the form of poems and others range from the comic to the poignant. What they share is a desire to leave something behind for our children and grandchildren to understand our lives and the lives of those... Read more »

When a Mass Shooting of College Students is Not Breaking News

When a Mass Shooting of College Students is Not Breaking News
On April 30, a young man with a gun opened fire in a classroom at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, killing two students and injuring four. This story was not breaking news on cable television, which continued to drone on about Barr’s expected testimony and other political news. Nor was it front page... Read more »
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