fear

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I have mild social anxiety disorder and intermittent generalized anxiety disorder which means that I spend a lot of my waking hours worried about stuff that makes absolutely no sense to panic about. Embarrassing myself in ...
It's The Fall That's Gonna Kill Ya

If It’s Not Terrorism, Who Cares?

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I have mild social anxiety disorder and intermittent generalized anxiety disorder which means that I spend a lot of my waking hours worried about stuff that makes absolutely no sense to panic about. Embarrassing myself in front of friends, not knowing what I’m talking about at work, getting lost, being late for something, obsessing over
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It feels really weird to be perturbed by people turning their social media profiles into sympathetic French flags. Then again, it also felt icky to see other people ticked at the outpouring of solidarity with the French ...
How the West Was Numb

Where Lives Matter More

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It feels really weird to be perturbed by people turning their social media profiles into sympathetic French flags. Then again, it also felt icky to see other people ticked at the outpouring of solidarity with the French because those Francophiles didn’t give a damn about the attacks one day earlier in Beirut. Not sure why [&hellip
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The Snap: “Fear cuts deeper than swords”. This was a quote from Game of Thrones. Personally I like the quote because it explains exactly the problems that some people face. They are so afraid that they cannot move ...
Taking a chance is the only way to get ahead

Fear

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The Snap: “Fear cuts deeper than swords”. This was a quote from Game of Thrones. Personally I like the quote because it explains exactly the problems that some people face. They are so afraid that they cannot move forward. The fear has cut deep than swords. The Download: George R. R. Martin was not the [&hellip
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The Snap: To get a good career you used to just have to go to college. Now you have to get into the best nursery school, or you won’t get into the best primary school, and then you’ll blow your chances of getting into ...
Seriously Texas? Are You Just Trying to Find Someone to Make Rick Perry Look Less Crazy?

THIS MONTH IN JACKASSERY: HE’S B-A-A-CK!

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The Snap: To get a good career you used to just have to go to college. Now you have to get into the best nursery school, or you won’t get into the best primary school, and then you’ll blow your chances of getting into the perfect high school and have absolutely no shot of getting [&hellip
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The Snap: I've previously written about things that scare the bejeezus out of me, like cicadas, sharks, elevators, and geese. One fear I hadn't really written about before is terrorism. I don’t mean fear of suicide ...
"Always Forgive Your Enemies; Nothing Annoys Them So Much."

THE REAL TERROR

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The Snap: I’ve previously written about things that scare the bejeezus out of me, like cicadas, sharks, elevators, and geese. One fear I hadn’t really written about before is terrorism. I don’t mean fear of suicide bombers, hijacked planes or other attacks. I fear most what terrorism turns us into; aside from the physical d
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The Snap: Boston, MA, is in lockdown. Police have issued an advisory that residents are not to leave their houses nor are they to open their doors to anyone other than uniformed Boston Police officers. The ...
Boston Under Siege by Fear

LOCKDOWN

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The Snap: Boston, MA, is in lockdown. Police have issued an advisory that residents are not to leave their houses nor are they to open their doors to anyone other than uniformed Boston Police officers. The Download: The massive manhunt for suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev is now nearing 24 hours in the Metro [&hellip

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