Monthly Archives: May 2010

Comfort food, Burmese style

Earlier this evening, just after I got home from work and was boiling water for a cup of tea, two of the Burmese boys next door showed up at my back door with food their mother made: rice noodles, salty … Continue reading

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Another Dividing Line

Just a little while ago this morning, I heard an interview with Philip Pullman on NPR about his current book, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ. Jesus apparently is a decent guy who tells people decent things;  Christ … Continue reading

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Dividing Line

Yesterday: failed car bomb in Times Square.  Tomorrow, and for a number of days after: endless chatter in the media and elsewhere that does nothing to solve the problem but a lot to distract people from having to honestly deal … Continue reading

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