Insidious Practice Alert #9. Don’t Put Your Dog in a Costume for Halloween

You might think your dog looks cute with a Donald Trump wig on at Halloween, but “cute” is not a dog concept. If King is wagging his tail and smiling when you photograph him in his Aardvark, or Mongoose, costume, do not misunderstand his behavior. He is planning to visit dog karma on you, not [...] Read more »

Warning! Write a Novel in a Month, Month is Coming Up (Insidious Practice Alert #27)

November is coming up. The month has been designated NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. Be alert. It means what it says. You join the group, you commit to writing a50,000 word novel in thirty days.  It is a project fraught with simple rules: 1. Any 50,000 words will do. (Now, they do require that [...] Read more »

Paying for Healthcare? Easy.

Step 1. Go to your state lawmakers. Step 2. Ask for an increase in sales taxes on carbohydrates. Step 3. Require grocery stores and restaurants to collect the tax and send to a little room in your state capital building. Step 4. Have doctors and residents sign up to use the fund. Step 5. Have [...] Read more »