My Word of the Week: Lucky

My Word of the Week: Lucky

lucky — adjective \ˈlə-kē\ : having good luck : producing a good result by chance : resulting from good luck __________ I shouldn’t read about cancer online. I know from personal experience that doing Google searches of symptoms and prognoses and treatment options...
A little too much news?

A little too much news?

I love knowing what’s going on in the world. I listen to NPR for hours each day, compare what I’ve heard with the broadcast television news, and track down stories of interest online. In a word, I’m a junkie. I’ve been aware of this problem for...
A little too much news?

Jesus in Tehran

I have been working my way through Reading Lolita in Tehran for the past several days and have been intrigued by Azar Nafisi’s life in Iran during the Islamic revolution of the 70s and 80s. Yesterday, I finally got to the part where she and her academic...