Appearances rool, OK! What Ellie likes to call the Cosmetic Imperative. For example, the women construction workers in Thailand who wear long-sleeved shirts buttoned up and balaclava masks under broad-brimmed bamboo hats — better all sweated up than turned “black” in the sun. Not that you’d ever find Jack working construction, with or without a mask. But it’s same-same if you’re expecting a bit of street violence. You see these things … Read more
Live life to the hilt? Or set your course by the actuarial stars.
Whoa. I’m a fount of wisdom, an epigrammatic mixed-metaphor sausage machine.… Read more