Untethered Dog

You Never Know Where He Will Go


Why do people say they “tweeted out” whatever it is they posted to their Twitter feed? Tweeted out: can you tweet in? Up? Down? Sideways? Diagonal? I mailed the letter. I emailed the document. I shipped the package. The word “out” is unnecessary. It is redundant. To tweet is to do the “out.” There is, […]

Essential Zzzzs

The body can withstand the high heat of the Sahara and the bone chill of Alaska; can recover from ultra marathons, a boxing match, too much exercise, too little exercise, and physical abuse; can manage the effects of high stress, of no stress, and a long lack of light from the sun. Yet don’t underestimate […]