Remembrance of Things Past

Dear Heather, You are my long-term memory. For someone who notices far too many details, I have an appallingly bad memory. Once events age past a certain date (say, over a week), I start to forget them. People and places blend and fade. This is especially true of the block of time that constitutes our early twenties, although I think ...

Yeah, a Jujube.

Dear Park Dental, This is the second letter I’ve written to you, which would indicate that we’re spending far too much time together. At the very least, I’d like our meetings to be more uneventful in the future. Today I came in for a couple fillings and to have my crown looked at, since it’s been sort of wobbly lately. ...

An Outrage

To the United States Congress: At this point in history, I think we can all agree that the state of Wisconsin is a nuisance. Up until now, we’ve been content to sit by and allow it to stay a quiet, rural, socialist-breeding locale. But I have seen the dark side, and I can no longer remain silent about this insidious ...

Synchronicity

Dear Diary: Look closer, that’s no moustache. What’s the likelihood that within the last 48 hours, that phrase has been the most appropriate response during two entirely different conversations? There’s no doubt in my mind that there is some cosmic significance to this. Jenni