Category Archives: Politics

Regarding the Death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens & Co.

There are a number of things that the murder of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and two embassy staffers brings to my mind, but I am confident that by the time I get to writing about them, much, much smarter people will have eloquently commented on the topic accordingly. Quickly, though: Don’t forget that perpetrating violence in […]

Princess Riot, or: Everything you always wanted to know about princesses (but were afraid to ask)

My three-year-old step-daughter wants to be a princess for Halloween despite her having already gone as one last year. We bluffed, “Okay, but you were a princess already. You can’t be the same thing two years in a row…” (Even though I was a widow’s-peaked blood-sucker like, 400 years in a row when I was […]