Monthly Archives: August 2009

On men with rifles & other tales

This morning was disquieting.  Sometime around 11, while I was mid-sentence in a phone presentation at work, my co-worker approached my desk and whispered that there was a disgruntled employee from our building with a rifle, and the police had … Continue reading

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District 9

I caught District 9 this weekend with some friends, and it simultaneously delighted and horrified me.  One of my companions had explained beforehand that the film was based on director Neil Blomkamp’s experiences growing up in a slum in South … Continue reading

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Carnival of Rhythms dance show

Even though I’m coming off of a rough week, I remain grateful that I was able to participate in last week’s Carnival of Rhythms dance show. My ankle was still lightly sprained, so I arrived prepared with ibuprofen, a brace, … Continue reading

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