How to Defeat Students

It happens. Even to me. Before you know it, it’s too late, the deed is done, the event has passed. Best not to be embarrassed about such things, the way I figure it. Still, most people are. And when it happens, when the dreaded event occurs to you…in that...

Rosetta Stone for Rhode Island Directions

I was sitting in the lobby of the hotel, waiting for my friend, Instagramming pictures of chandeliers. The hotel was from a time gone by, restored to its original 1922 grandeur. It was from the age where industrial barons brought wealth to Rhode Island. Manufacturing...

Nice Girls Get Carjacked

I left the chapel. It was the kind of bird-singing, blue-sky day even God sticks around a little while longer. Fr. Al talked about love, compassion, helping thy neighbor. The usual stuff that in the hands of a skilled orator made me want to save the world. But not...