Category Archives: Asides

Short, Tweet-like posts, often with a high snark content.

First Aid

I doubt I will ever craft a sentence that starts as intriguingly as the one midway through this article: “If you decide to administer first aid using a chain saw…”

Power Outage

Last weekend’s nor’easter utterly destroyed the electrical infrastructure of Western Massachusetts, where I live. Please do not expect prompt comment approvals or email replies until next week, at the earliest. Thanks.

When It Rains, It Pours

Note to editors: my schedule is now full through September, and I’ve had to turn down two cool assignments today. Please keep me in mind for pieces after that, though.

Why I’m Un-Linking

I mentioned this on Twitter already, but in case someone comes by this blog wondering what happened to my LinkedIn account, I closed it. This is why.