Answer me this #15

April 16, 2010

How do you tell the difference between acculturated and brainwashed? Consider your answer before you read my reason for the question. . . I usually don’t editorialize on AnswerMeThis posts, but I’ll explain where I’m coming from on this one. While on a college campus the other day, I noticed a woman covered in full […]

Show & Tell: Senior moment

January 21, 2010

Maybe it’s the influence of my last post that triggered me to share this photo I took of a scene in Budapest many years ago. Budapest was the consolation prize I mentioned here, which includes the bridge that first bonded me to Cassandra. I wonder what the man is waiting for? What kind of life […]

Show & Tell: Malaprop

December 16, 2009

Roger and I came upon this scene one day while touring the Syrian countryside, circa 1997: Roger speaks to some travellers about the plight of their bus, the Happy Jurney. Clearly, when this vehicle was christened, much was lost in translation. See the cool stuff my classmates are showing and telling over at Mel’s Show […]

Show & Tell: Wild Dala Horses

October 14, 2009

If you’ve spent any time in a Swedish community, you may be familiar with the Dala Horse: Dala horsesadorn homes, Christmas trees, mailboxes, tableclothes, wrapping paper, etc — all year long. I spent last week in my college town. Lindsborg, KS has taken the Dala concept one step further — a herd of wild dala […]