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White Comedy

If black comedy is defined as the creation of something funny from a tragic situation, then white comedy should be defined as the making fun of the tragic situation called Being White. You may say to yourself: Catherine, YOU are white! Well, aren’t you cute. No, I am not […]


Since I was a kid and had a hand-held football video game that taught me how to complete a down, I’ve enjoyed watching football. Is there anything better on a bitter New England day than planting yourself in front of the T.V. and watching A Game? Watching football […]

Cognitive Dissonance on Crack

Cognitive dissonance is a concept used to describe the feeling of discomfort that results from holding two conflicting beliefs. In a state of dissonance, people may feel surprise, dread, guilt, anger, or embarrassment and are thus motivated to reduce the dissonance by either changing their thoughts or changing their […]

Letters to the Editor

A friend recently forwarded me this letter to the editor from the Swankington Times: To the editor: New Years Day 2012 my beautiful 26 year old daughter waited on line in Starbucks coffee shop. Two thirty-something females stood behind her on line. They proceeded to comment on her […]


I swear I understand Chaos Theory better than I understand Christian denominations. Case in point: a family member recently wondered aloud whether a certain church talked about Jesus. I kinda thought that guy was the whole point of a Christian church. But what do I know? I am […]