Tag Archives: Peanuts
This is the most cynical thing I’ve ever seen Linus do, I think. Funny: I make a point of telling my upper-level students not to write what they think I want to hear. The flip side, of course, is that … Continue reading
Linus and Lucy hit the nail on the head in today’s classic Peanuts strip. Linus, of course, is reciting the “begats” that begin the Gospel of Matthew. Lucy’s sarcastic comment at the end of the strip is something I applaud, … Continue reading
A reminder that Peanuts is often at its best when characters like Lucy are at their worst.
Take a moment and read today’s Classic Peanuts strip from gocomics.com. If you’re like me, you know exactly how Charlie Brown feels. You also probably know (like me) what it’s like to be Lucy (though hopefully not as obtuse). One … Continue reading
ONE OF THE MOST CHALLENGING THINGS of working with others is making peace with different methodologies. Everyone has their style; everyone has a perspective. Trying to balance those things in an organization is no easy thing. Some people are Linus, … Continue reading
I AM CURRENTLY TEACHING a unit on the Problem of Evil at school. One part of many people’s thinking about evil and tragedy is that such things comes as the result of something bad done previously. Some call it karma. … Continue reading
HERE’S A CONUNDRUM: Is it possible that things look different from the pitcher’s mound? Charlie Brown looks out, around, behind him. After the visual sweep, he is left feeling left, abandoned. Snoopy, it seems, is not too happy with this … Continue reading