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"Et tu, Brute?" or "Congratulations, you have an all male Reference list!"

The other day I got an email that contained a great implicit question.  My interlocutor wanted to assign my recently published Presidential Address to Peace Science (ungated proof… 1,578 more words

Wake-up, Mama

i just want
to understand how much pain
& grief
i feel
i just want someone to
how much pain
i feel… 255 more words


Are “side projects” self-indulgent?

Many scientists (most?) have side projects; but when we talk about them, we often minimize them in an offhand way – as if we’re just slightly embarrassed to have taken them on. 902 more words


Busted Tail Light

On Monday, I got this message from my friend Tim:

On Tuesday I was stopped for speeding.  Not fun, but it happened.  After that stop, I walked away with 3 citations and 2 warnings.   161 more words

Day To Day

"Why didn't you stop for the red light?"

People are funny because they tend to all say the same thing in similar situations when the police catch them doing something wrong. There are some answers that you can bet on to be the same every time. 279 more words

Police Blog

Who Can, Who Should Teach Writing?

My transition from public high school English teacher to university assistant professor overlapped with my university debating and then voting to change its core curriculum and academic calendar. 1,267 more words