Category Archives: How I Learned The Facts of Life

The elected position of dogcatcher

Lately I’ve been seeing the word “dogcatcher” on social media. Not embedded in the pejorative, “You couldn’t be elected dogcatcher!” but along the lines of encouraging people, mostly Democrats, to run for any office of any size, even dogcatcher. It … Continue reading

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Mysteries of life: Can an ancient male priest be a mummy?

What I love about this mummy story is the first paragraph: An Egyptian mummy that for decades was thought to be a male priest was recently discovered to have been a pregnant woman, making it the first known case of … Continue reading

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Did I ever tell you about the time Facebook censured me?

No? Well… My relationship with Facebook has always been amiable and simple. I use it primarily to see photos and videos of my brand new great-nephew, Jack, in his very jazzy onesies with matching caps. And then I go on … Continue reading

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