Archive for March, 2009

Childhood: Then and Now

Monday, March 9th, 2009

When I was a little kid, my parents pushed me out the front door every day. “Come back when the streetlights come on,” they said. Oftentimes, my 3 year old brother was sent out with me to tagalong. Of course, I considered this a great imposition. After all, at 5 I was way too old […]

American Idol Contestant Sings a Song About Child Molestation

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

A couple of nights ago, I was thumbing through the channels on my TV set when, resigned and bored, I briefly settled on American Idol. A contestant, whose name I do not know because I don’t actually follow the show, was in the process of singing ‘Man in the Mirror’ by Michael Jackson. Not 10 […]