Fascinating that Americans are so divided and alienated, that it isn't that we won't or don't talk to each other; it is that we simply CAN'T. For instance, I saw a commercial that was stark black and white depicting nurses and doctors saying, "You trust us with your health decisions, now trust us with the … Continue reading Anti-Vaxxers and How We Got Here
In Paris we have time to deplane and walk around to stretch our legs. I get two cups of coffee and croissants, and start to rejoin Katie, when I see that Wasserman has found her. He‘s carrying a light carry-on and looks even older than I remembered. They seem natural enough together. Maybe it won't … Continue reading What kind of librarian can’t organize things?
How will the new antiabortion law interacts with other laws? Must all airlines ask every woman if she is more than six weeks pregnant and flying somewhere to terminate a pregnancy? Can someone ask all airlines to give him a list of passengers who looked pregnant? Can a woman file an order of protection against … Continue reading Questions about Texas
“May I speak with Ramdas Bingaman, please?” “Speaking. Who is this?” “Charles Bellaforte in the ISBL front office here.” “Ah, so good to hear from you, Charles. I was beginning to wonder.” “Sorry about that, sir. I have been on the phone with Regency Travel all day trying to arrange your flight to Uzbekistan. In … Continue reading But if you want certainty you are in the wrong universe.
I need to find Katie, check with the league, evade the snipers, avoid the celebrity cheese vigilantes, and find out where I am supposed to be next. Uzbekistan is a big country. I don’t even know where I am supposed to land. Do they even have airports there? I round the corner and shrink back. … Continue reading I need to find Katie, check with the league, evade the snipers, avoid the celebrity cheese vigilantes, and find out where I am supposed to be next. Uzbekistan is a big country.