Why Mailboxes?

What’s behind the vandalism? Students, police offer their theories on mailbox smashing – Headline, page 1, The Wayland Town Crier, March 22 This edition of my town’s newspaper chronicles an episode of mass mailbox destruction: mailboxes on…

My Problem With Death

Death is the dirigible in the bathtub. I can’t help but notice that whenever anyone falls off the twig, no matter how esteemed or beloved, pretty much everyone else just keeps on going, even those who shared the demised’s bathroom. Somehow…