A few days ago, a new immigrant to the USA told me that she was confused about the advice she had been given. She arrived here last July from India, and would like to obtain work in her field and to take university courses online. Her English is […]
Here are some of the cuddly and friendly furry people who were in San Jose for the 2017 FurCon: Further Confusion.
PowerPoint must be the most popularly misused software on the planet. Ever since it first appeared, we have used it badly and for all the wrong reasons. It has so much potential, but we have really made a muck of it, most of the time. Printouts of Slides […]
On Saturday, I went for a walk in the rain with my camera. I took lots of pictures of wet things and was looking forward to seeing my images of raindrops on roses and ripples in puddles. As soon as I got home I linked my camera to the […]
It is starting to worry me that I find myself dismissing as sadly misguided the perceptions of people on the other side of the political spectrum from me. I look down on their choices of news source as clearly being inferior to my own. Then I realize that they […]
Any day now the U.S.is going to have a new president. For those of us who don’t know the American election system well, the actual date of the beginning of his presidency is a moving target. There was the date of the election, but that’s not it. That […]
I’m developing a theory. My theory is that women, or most women anyway, aren’t much interested in joining armies. We prefer to join forces in more subtle ways. We join book clubs, Facebook, and meetup groups. It’s a kind of small-scale subterfuge. Increasingly, I live in a world […]