Saskia Larsen had a very busy December 31st. Her professional services were in such demand that she needed to move three clients to New Year's Day. As a purveyor of personal intimacy her time is in high demand. At eighty dollars per hour you might think she is selling herself cheap, but that is the … Continue reading Hold Everything
We are now several weeks into this mess and I am no closer to an opinion on the central issue than I was on day one. In my mind nothing I have seen or heard has moved me from the place I started in. A woman of more than credible credentials (Christine Blasey Ford) has … Continue reading Ford / Kavanaugh: Like It Was Yesterday
This piece was originally written and posted near the end of November, three years ago. I just thought that considering the progress we've made in that time, it would be delightfully ironic to look back at a period where we were so obsessed with trivial issues. How refreshing to know we're beyond all … Continue reading The End of Days
We have now, as a culture, reached a place where words in common usage have undergone an Orwellian transmutation. I realize that this is not a new phenomenon and that what I'm going to write about is not revelatory, but I thought that in the spirit of the upcoming holiday season I would try to … Continue reading Intolerant Me
A while back I was having dinner with a friend and the subject of hate crime legislation came up. My friend, Danny, was surprised to find that I was not in favor of it. When he expressed his skepticism regarding my stance I asked him if he was in favor of gay people serving in … Continue reading Hate Crime Legislation: Criminal Minds?