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April 2016

That’s Rude

What is rudeness? I’ll give you my definition, classify two types of rudeness, and provide some ideas for dealing with it. Rudeness …

Reform or Powerlessness?

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had good showings in the recent New York primary. Since the beginning of their campaigns, they have …

Writing Sideways for Carl

Last week, I thought about Carl Dauber. Writing gurus often suggest to budding writers to think about one person as their reader. …

The Brave New Virtual World

The first computer I ever used was an early IBM with two, count them, two 5.25 floppy disk drives. Before I was …