Nanna & Me

 We hung out a lot until I was 11 years old. Nanna and I stopped watching superhero movies then. That was right before I got old enough to watch new superhero movies, which is a shame, because Nanna would have loved Captain America, Spiderman, Man of Steel, and of course The Dark Knight. That was when she had to go to a nursing home because of her dementia.

The Dictator Said So

The leaders erected an idol and publicly worshiped it on the evening talk shows. They bowed down kissing the floor and chanting “Fear, Fear, Great All Powerful, Fear Attempt to Protect Us.” Can you guess its name? It was Fear. Obeying Fear people stopped hugging, shaking hands, and having family get togethers because it was dangerous. Instead, many people practiced a strange ritual celebrating Fear and attempting…