One-Handed Bingo

Oh, things were so formal in days of yore! Kempt hair, belts, ties! Nothing like today, where anything goes. You think Millennials have ever worried over which fork to use? You think Generation Z  was ever nagged, “No elbows at the table”? Doubtful. At church yesterday, the boy in front of me was wearing flip-flops,Continue reading “One-Handed Bingo”

Masochists In The Midst

Setting: First day of school, fall 1939, at the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras. Plot: Same old song and dance. Upperclassmen defile face of newbie frosh. Onlookers smile. Well-dressed people spank each other with paddles. Y’all, I just don’t get it. I don’t get hazing. I didn’t do the Greek scene. I wouldContinue reading “Masochists In The Midst”