Monthly Archives: November 2014

Kid-Sized Problems

When The Knucklehead was five, we were spending our first Christmas in a new apartment. After I tucked him in one night, I peeked in on him and noticed something on the wall by his bed. I couldn’t make out … Continue reading

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You Should Read This Book

May I recommend a good book? In the summer before the fall when my Knucklehead was born, just before I entered nursing school, I was working in a bookstore. Passing by one of the tables of remaindered books, I noticed … Continue reading

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Citizen Knucklehead

Some months ago, you may have read about a study conducted by researchers from Princeton and Northwestern Universities, which concluded that the United States has become an oligarchy. That is, the US government passes legislation and acts on the behalf … Continue reading

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On the Penultimate Play of the 2014 World Series

(This post has nothing to do with The Knucklehead. Or parenting or ethics or anything else you’ve come to expect here. I just really felt the need to write about this. Indulge me.) Much has been said/written about Kansas City’s … Continue reading

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