Ragged Clown

It's just a shadow you're seeing that he's chasing…


Tag Archives: death

Oct
24
2013

The Priest with the Cold Hands

When Rita was in intensive care there was a moment where it seemed like it was all over and her mother told me to go find the priest. I went down to the chapel and there was an old, old … Continue reading

Apr
6
2013

A Fresh Look

Inside every old person is a young person who doesn’t really understand that he’s old now. We should all make a better effort to get to know the young person. Continue reading

Sep
29
2008

Cancer – something to laugh at

PJ O’Rourke has cancer. And he laughs in its face. I looked death in the face. All right, I didn’t. I glimpsed him in a crowd. I’ve been diagnosed with cancer, of a very treatable kind. I’m told I have … Continue reading

May
14
2008

Lines on the Death of Agitar

So. Farewell then Agitar Software (formerly known as TestAgility). We sent you code. You sent back tests. Free. You helped us find crappy code. Now we have to find it for ourselves. Shame it’s so easy. Here! I found some! … Continue reading

Jul
7
2006

Gunshot Disease

According to an NYT editorial, The rate of firearm death for children 14 years and under is almost 12 times higher in this country than in 25 other industrialized nations combined, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Continue reading

Jul
6
2006

Beware of the Mime!

Jeff reminded me to be careful when we book our funereal silent clowns in case we get mimes by mistake. That would suck. Fortunately, these people are on the case.

Jul
5
2006

Funerals for atheists

A little while ago, Jeff and I attended a funeral because Julio reminded us that you should always go to the funeral and on the way back we talked about how the one thing religions really do well is funerals … Continue reading