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A Teacher Worthy of Notice

Posted: 5th June 2017 by LegoDoug in Doug, Home Life, Politics, Sarah, Significant

(A reflection from November 9, 2016) While my wife—Sarah Latimer—and I were walking our dog, Juno, we chanced upon an outside window of this history classroom at Nashua’s Fairgrounds Middle School, where our daughter, Naomi, attends. I was moved to tears at the display, particularly given the anniversary of Kristallnacht. This was a meaningful reminder […]

One of the best parts of the March for Science Sarah and I attended on April 22, 2017, in Washington, D.C., was the nearly endless creativity the marchers put into their signs. Not too many were repeated, and few would have been considered offensive. The preview image here is my sign, cribbed from “Stand back! […]

When You Marry a Lawyer’s Daughter …

Posted: 17th July 2016 by LegoDoug in Doug, Family Members, Humor, Sarah

THE REAL WORLD: “Darling, you look radiant, today!” (Woman beams appreciatively.) WHEN YOU MARRY A LAWYER’S DAUGHTER: “Darling, you look radiant, today! (Woman waits. The Speaker continues.) “The use of the word ‘today,’ should not by any means be interpreted as meaning that I (‘The Speaker’) do not believe you (‘The Addressee’) do not look […]

Remember Scotty’s remark about his nephew in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan? (No, of course you don’t.) Scotty explains to Kirk, after an inappropriately emotional response by Midshipman Preston: “My sister’s youngest, Admiral. Crazy to get to space.” “Come on, R2, we’re going.” Although I never pursued a career as an astronaut, I […]