The Wonder of Wonder Woman

When the movie ended, tears welled up. My throat closed. I was overwhelmed with emotion. Not a tear jerker movie, so why? I always enjoy superhero movies. We all do—or lots of us, anyway. The possibility of good prevailing. The presumption that there is good. That there are people devoted to doing the right thing,… Continue reading The Wonder of Wonder Woman

“I Don’t Want to Be a Bother” OR Bullshit Excuses for Stupid Choices

A few weeks ago, I “felt off” one evening. My daughter and I were watching a hilarious feel-good movie on Netflix. An hour of not very feel-good discomfort later, the movie was over, and I said, “Worst gas pains ever. Can you clean up the dinner dishes?” Twenty minutes after that, I was having a… Continue reading “I Don’t Want to Be a Bother” OR Bullshit Excuses for Stupid Choices