car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page


A Non-Partisan Federal Government Shutdown Thought Experiment

Photo courtesy the United States Marine Corps. Reused with attribution in compliance with Creative Commons.

Consider the following for a moment:

You are a military spouse. While your husband/wife is on the other side of the world,you remain behind,raising your children,paying your mortgage or rent,car notes,etc. You Read on…

Attitudes,platitudes and little bits of ribbon

One of my other writing engagements is as a columnist for my hometown newspaper,the Winona Daily News. My columns generally appear bi-weekly,and occasionally I’ve shared content between posts I’ve written here and what winds up published in the paper. A little while back,Tim asked me to post a teaser and link Read on…