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On Therapeutic Writing, and Putting Hexakaidekaphobia in Remission

When my mother died, last November 16, I wrote an obituary for her, which I was then asked (unexpectedly) to read at her funeral, as one of two eulogies. This was one of the most difficult things I have ever … Continue reading

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When the Westboro Baptist Church Protests Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral, What Is the Appropriate Phaser Setting?

I’ve been trying to determine the appropriate phaser setting for dealing with these people, and have decided to go with “heavy stun.” Heavy stun is kinder than the WBC adults deserve, but some of those WBC people are infants and … Continue reading

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