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No Nickel In My Quarter(back)

“You ain’t got no nickel in my quarter — no drink in my water!” This unusual turn of phrase is used by a coworker of mine whenever he feels it’s necessary to tell someone to mind their own business. The reason it came to mind is because of recent professional sports developments. Colin Kaepernick, quarterback […]


Sheer Terror

I’m scared, Alarmers. Not of terrorists. At least, not “terrorists” as society in general understands the word. I don’t think my death will come at the hands of some raving lunatic screaming “Allahu Akbar” with an explosive vest strapped around his torso. When I think “terrorist,” my mind doesn’t conjure images of Islamic fundamentalists. It […]