Tag: #plans

The Villains You’ll Encounter

I’ve been in the presence of supervillains only a handful of times in my life. The latest was a few weeks ago when antivaxxers descended on a talk by a well-known pediatrician and vaccine developer. Their leader cannot be described in any other way than as being a supervillain. He’s good with words. He’s charming. And he certainly seems to…

What’s your fall-back plan?

I had a very unfortunate experience at a quick oil change place yesterday. I had never been there before, but I need an oil change and we were in that town visiting. As I drove up to the shop, a man very angrily directed me to park in front of one of the bays. I lowered my window a little…

I’m a work in progress

Ever since I was very young, I noticed that some people had their lives together in a way that I could only dream of having mine. Today, I see people at school who are incredibly organized, have their minds in the right place, and do very well in their classes. They get nothing but good grades, have time to volunteer…