Essence

The last time we moved – 16 years ago – we had a lot less stuff.  Even so, I remember vowing never ever to do this again.   If a new move were to become necessary, I promised, we were going to forego boxes and vans and go straight to the one match technique.  How much […]

Character and Country

It was one of those parties where it is somehow decided that now we are all going to tell a personal story.  Like you, I try to avoid these kinds of parties.  Like you, I dread being manipulated and peer pressured into humiliating myself.  Like you, I tend to find these experiences – in retrospect […]