Socialization Archive

“I say there is no darkness but ignorance.” ~William Shakespeare

Sorry, Billy, I disagree. I am more of an “ignorance is bliss” kind of guy. (From Thomas Gray‘s poem, Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College (1742): “Where ignorance is bliss, ’tis folly to be wise.”) I’m sitting here, minding my own business and contemplating the failure of the LHC to cause a black hole sucking in

“You need a whole community to raise a child. I have raised two children, alone.” ~Toni Morrison

I just read this touching post over at UnlockTheSecretVoice, it is entitled “Community.” And, yes, SingleDad has an opinion, glad you asked. Claire, she no more of Life With A Severely Disabled Child, (and we know why she needed to bail on that blog; are all men morons?) wrote, in part, in a comment on

Hot date

I went to the big city symphony today. Brought along a hot date. Jealous? You should be.


in·fantil·i·zation (nfn-tl--zshn) n. : The act of treating or condescending to as if still a young child Pearlsky got her first wheelchair when she was about three years old. We were given two choices for conveyance, a wheelchair or a special needs stroller. The wheelchair shyster salespuke RTS slime ball vendor assured me repeatedly that

“From a certain point of view our real enemy, the true troublemaker, is inside.” ~Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama

You know me, far be it from me to want to start any trouble or stir the pot. In that regard, I decided to do a bit more research on the who-can-vote thing.