If Readers Were Like Runners…


Literology

I’m convinced my friends are among the smartest and most compassionate on the planet when they, year after year, go to Disney World to run their half-marathons and 10Ks and don’t invite me. What on this earth would a thirty-something desk-fat workaholic do on an exer-cation in the middle of February? The answer is fall […]

February 21, 2015

Why I Take Batman Grocery Shopping


Priceology

Meet Atticus, my three-year-old vigilante. Most days he goes by Batman. And eats Batman yogurt for breakfast (just regular yogurt). And wears Batman shoes (just regular shoes). And goes to Batman school.   In his spare time my Batman likes what other Batmen like. He likes to hang upside down and watch over our Gotham […]

February 12, 2015

To My Fellow Worriers: How About We Actually Live This Year?


Theology

To say I’m anxious is an understatement. I’m more like a forecaster of doom. You know, the mundane oblivion we’re all destined for, the kind that’s coming for us on the sure horizon. I roll my eyes at the hoarding doomsday preppers stockpiling their munitions and canned foods in repurposed school buses. But I wonder if […]

December 29, 2014