Little blonde boy,

Where did you go?

So sweet, loving and innocent,

Unblemished and whole.

Facebook Privacy

Facebook has gone through another round of appearance changes – call them "facelifts" if you want – bringing with them the now-traditional flurry of complaints about the changes. While many have complained about usability issues, most of the gripes seem focused on privacy concerns.

Economy and foreign policy the focus of second debate

Another Republican presidential debate was held on Sept. 22.  This round, hosted by Fox News and Google, included Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly and Chris Wallace as moderators. 

Three days – end

The town is deserted. The noon sun blazes down as MacIntyre and I face each other in the hot, dusty street. The leather hat with its silver trim shades my eyes, and I can feel the energy of its curse humming in my bones.

In the city of the lost

It had been three days since Avery's life had somehow turned into a Godard film.  They'd fled Paris, Avery going with him without question.  It was so unlike her. She had registered that it was insane, that she could have very easily left Emile and spoken with that Inspector--told him everything she knew.


A dense, billowing gust of wind rushes through the mass of people clustered together under the canopy, its hue echoing the bits of brilliant blue sky visible through the tufts of clouds. I turn my face to catch some of the cool air it brings, willing it to soothe my raw eyes.

Bachmann, Perry wrong on vaccines

In the most recent Republican Presidential debate, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R- Minnesota) attacked