Thursday, June 27, 2013

Small Mercies

June 27, 2013

Men are frequently frustrated by women’s ability to tell subtle differences in color: peach vs. apricot, pink vs. rose, etc.

Well, my sister just sent me a You-Tube video of a mantis shrimp. These little guys can see twelve wavelengths of light, where humans can only see three.

Good thing they aren’t home-builders. Can you imagine the decorating discussions?

Know Your Audience

June 27, 2013

Dear Paula,

Next time, put your racial slurs in a rap song. Then you could also refer to women as “bitches” or even worse names that I won’t print here, and get paid handsomely for it.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Too Much Time On Their Hands

June 21, 2013

Thursday, June 20, 2013

A Guaranteed Ice-Breaker

June 19, 2013

I got a “Doctor Who” T-shirt for Mother’s Day. No matter where I wear it—hiking at the wetlands, going to a class—somebody recognizes it and talks about how much they like “Doctor Who”, too. 

It’s like being in a giant club.

Keeping Up With The Times

June 19, 2013

Just read an article saying that employers are now looking to see if prospective employees are on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. so that they’ll know the applicants are capable of moving with the times.

In other words, I’d better never lose my current job.