The Body Count

Othello doesn’t kill Desdemona because she has betrayed him. He kills her because he believes she has betrayed him. Some basic investigation and direct communication would have resolved the matter quickly. Instead, the bodies pile up. There will always be an Iago, sowing doubt and fear out of his own inadequacy. Paranoia is not theContinue reading “The Body Count”

When Good Intentions Go to Waste

There’s an unopened container of mango salsa in our refrigerator. It’s been in there for a while. It must have gone bad by now. I imagine it seemed like a good idea in the store, that nicely packaged yellow and orange salsa quietly promising to complement some grilled salmon or brighten up a plain oldContinue reading “When Good Intentions Go to Waste”