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I know the goddamn secret!

I have figured it out. While sitting at a religious ritual it came to me as something important was being recited. And it’s really no secret but it’s worth mentioning regardless. When religious rites and ceremonies and traditions were being invented, then practiced, then cemented into history to be passed down to posterity in their [...]

Commit crime => get free classes!

I heard on the radio this morning that inmates in some Colorado prisons get to take classes for free, in subjects like graphic design, and then they even get a certificate (in this case from the Pueblo Community College). My first thought was… Nice, so you commit a crime, go to jail where everything is [...]

I am thanks-giving

[imagine this as a Saturday Night Live skit, spoken in a thick Indian accent, parodying a U.S. government campaign to mitigate anti-American sentiment amongst immigrant populations] I luv this country. My family migrated here, with nothing but a dream (and some rotis and achaar [pickled spices] that weren’t appreciated by passengers sitting near us on [...]

Life’s a zero-sum game

I’m picturing a tent pitched securely into the ground on a mildly windy day… You can blow and pump and flutter all you want, get as much air under that thin skin between the earth and the sky, make it appear as big and important as you may want, but eventually you’ll run out of [...]

How about…

… the year of Comings and Goings

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