Monthly Archives: March 2011

What can be said…

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This morning, as I caught up on news from Australia, I read about a father who has been found guilty of murdering his own daughter.  As a father of a little girl I was dumbfounded, but what made the tears … Continue reading

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Bring me your tired, your poor…

Why is it that in order to live legally in the United States one is forced to repeatedly visit some of the seedier, and frankly more dangerous, neighborhoods in pursuit of visa legality?  I submit, for your consideration, Elizabeth, New … Continue reading

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Notes from the Land of Narnia

It appears that we are in the midst of the winter that never ends.  Fitting that it would occur during our last winter in the Northeast of America, like a great big send-off party.  Old Man Winter or the White … Continue reading

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So you Wanna be a Bodhisattva…

“-colleges being nothing but grooming schools for the middle-class non-identity which usually finds its perfect expression on the outskirts of the campus in rows of well-to-do houses with lawns and television sets in each living room with everybody looking at … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning on the Couch

Sunday mornings are one of my favorite things. We don’t usually do too much on Sunday mornings in the Forster household, but what we do accomplish is near and dear to my heart.  Good coffee, keeping the woobs (house clothes, … Continue reading

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Meltdown Day

Before I begin this fun little account of what I refer to as Meltdown Day, let me please note that our daughter Lily, age almost two, is normally a wonderful, happy, smart, well rested child who is usually pretty adaptable … Continue reading

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A word on the “Arming of America”

“A lot of the people who keep a gun at home for safety are the same ones who refuse to wear a seat belt” – George Carlin. Even after over a decade in America I am still amazed by what … Continue reading

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