Monthly Archives: December 2006


Elliot graduated from UTD Saturday. I’ve never been to a US university graduation ceremony before, and I thought it was very well done. I still don’t understand why it’s called “commencement”. The one sour note for me was the commencement speaker. It just seems like it’s become obligatory to describe the world in terms of […]

Do you want the terrorists to win?

I guess it’s a sign of how I perceive the world to be that I can’t bring myself to give this entry the title I want, which is “I want the terrorists to win,” or even give it the title it has without adding this disclaimer. Yes, it’s irony, dammit. Bloggers seem to love online […]