Dear John

There’s some irony here. So many letters have started with those words, “Dear John,” that it’s become a verb – to Dear John someone is to say goodbye, usually in the regard that the author is leaving the relationship. In this case, far from the author doing the leaving, we are in the process of […]

Monday ManFAQ

Actual questions, posed by real women, and answered by a REAL man. What could go wrong?

It’s Always the Pangolins With You People

Wu Yuanbin said that regarding the South China Agricultural University team’s suggestion that pangolin may be one of the intermediate hosts of the new coronavirus, the relevant scientific research team is being organized to test this hypothesis. Research on the spread of new coronavirus from pangolin to humans is also being stepped up.  ( What […]

Farewell to the Decade

Twenty Twenty. 24 hours to go, but even less than that now, and this would have been a good decade to be sedated – at least for the tail end. It started pretty well. From the start of 2010 through the end of 2012, there were, to my surprise as much as anything, 414 separate […]

I Have Some Reservations About Waiting

Saturday was a day. And by a day, I mean moving the Human Tape Recorder back to college, which was an exercise in waiting in lines, and then driving SOBUMD to her MRI, which was an exercise in waiting in rooms, and then getting dinner, which was an exercise in saying “Huh?” On the college […]