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Momocular · 4M ago

Hand Sanitizer and Other Imperfect Tricks

The well pump had failed in the middle of the afternoon. Hours later we still hadn’t made it to the store to buy water, so take-out seemed like a sensible dinner plan. We stopped at the lone...
Momocular · 7M ago

Who Let the Feathers Out?

Jewish folklore tells of a man who had spread many malicious rumors, hurting many people. Eventually, though, his conscience got the better of him and he wanted to make amends. He appealed t...
Momocular · 10M ago

Election Countdown: 21 Alternatives to Angst and Fury

“There are none so blind as those who will not see.” –Jonathan Swift, 1738 “There are none so blind as those who will not see that the faults of my candidate of choice pale in comparison to ...
Momocular · 1Y ago

The Chicory Lady

Last month we went to Comerica Park to watch the Detroit Tigers take on the Minnesota Twins. Traffic slowed to a tangle near the stadium, allowing long looks out the window at dingy scenery....
Momocular · 1Y ago

What I Wonder about the Stanford Rape Case

It’s hard to describe how I feel about the Stanford rape case. Enraged? Baffled? Discouraged? Afraid? Incredulous? (Short version: A young man, Brock Turner, raped an unconscious young woman...
Momocular · 1Y ago

Things I’ve Learned the Hard Way, Parenting Edition

Recently Ace offered up a useful piece of advice: “If you ever pick up a toad and it seems extra squishy, be careful, because that means it’s about to pee on you. I had to learn this the har...
Momocular · 1Y ago

Who Were Those Caped Boys?

A few years ago Sonny and Ace received superhero capes for Christmas. Red, blue, and yellow capes, one with an S and one with an A: Super Sonny and Super Ace. They zoomed around the house in...
Momocular · 1Y ago

There’s No Crying in Screen Time

“To weep is to make less the depth of grief.” ― William Shakespeare, King Henry VI Life dishes out plenty of grief, even (perhaps especially) to kids. Loss, fear, injury, insults, heartbreak...
Momocular · 1Y ago

On Grandpa’s Birthday

“I wish I could call Grandpa-Great,” Sonny said the other day. I wish so, too. Especially today, which would have been his 100th birthday. I thought of him the other day while reading an art...
Momocular · 1Y ago

Have You Been Half Asleep, and Have You Heard Voices?

Have you been half asleep and have you heard voices? I’ve heard them calling my name. – “The Rainbow Connection” Why yes, Kermit. I have. (Or, if not half asleep, then fully asleep.) To wit:...