Archive | December, 2011

The Object of My Prepositions: A Search for Prince Charming

**Assuming lone essays can have dedications, this one is partially for the creators and crew of ABC’s Once Upon a Time but mostly for Justin. Ich liebe dich—immer, ständig. ** In my Indiana childhood, on the edge of the Bible Belt, I invoked a constant, subconscious, and, for some, immoral vigil—always on the lookout for […]

Since I Last Blogged

Since I last blogged, the world lost a chief inventor. Steve Jobs died a legend, for better or worse. I’ll go with better. Because since I last blogged, the emergency alert system at Virginia Tech rang out for the second time in four months; gunfire rang out for the second time in four years. Thirty-five […]