September 29, 2012

It’s been eight years since my mom died, and another five before that when she wasn’t living, if you know what I mean — and I know a lot of people know precisely what I mean, understanding dementia all too well.

Strangely, after all this time, three different mom-rela...

September 9, 2012

Someone once told me a certain charter school in Utah forbids sharing among its students, instead rebuking young children who offer to share.  Kids who express interest in something that belongs to someone else are told, “Get your own.”  

Maybe this is where Mitt...

September 2, 2012

Faux indignation was the main strategy at the Republican convention.  Anyone who watched President Obama flub a line of a talk in July, saying, “You didn’t build that,” understands he meant that no one builds their business alone, that the infrastructure inherent in be...

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All of Barb Guy's columns appear here. There are 159 of them, beginning in 2003 and ending in 2013. The newest one is on top and you can work your way backwards if you like.

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