When I grow up, I want to be an astronaut. Or a unicorn.

Originally published on This Logophile Life, June 8, 2018 Tonight, I attended my niece’s pre-school graduation. I’ve made fun of preschool and kindergarten graduations for years. Forgive me – I didn’t know what I was missing! Watching thirty-some five-year-olds sing and dance in miniature graduation robes was adorable. But the high point for me was … Continue reading When I grow up, I want to be an astronaut. Or a unicorn.

Just like riding a bike

Originally published on This Logophile Life, July 22, 2018 Whomever coined the term “like riding a bike” assumed there was a certain level of coordination and skill to begin with. He (or she) might have picked an activity that’s impossible to forget, even for those of us who are sorely uncoordinated. Finger-painting, for example. Blowing … Continue reading Just like riding a bike