Election Blues, or Why You Should Still Vote

Confession: I've been avoiding talking about the US presidential election on this blog for quite some time. My reasoning for this was that it wasn't relevant to the facts of Dzhokhar's case, nor the appeal process. I also know a decent chunk of my readership is outside America, and I didn't want to clog up… Continue reading Election Blues, or Why You Should Still Vote

Yesterday, I Saw the Boston Marathon Bomber

I stood mere feet from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. I don’t mean the fateful day of the 2013 Boston Marathon; I had the good luck to be outside the city on that day. Or any time previously, although we apparently traveled in similar circles: he lived in Cambridge; I worked there and lived nearby for awhile. I… Continue reading Yesterday, I Saw the Boston Marathon Bomber