April 26, 2011

Another season, but the same old feelings
Another reason could be
I'm tired of aching, summer's what you make it
But I'll believe what I want to believe

Kini Collins, City Bird, 2007

* From the May 2011 Harper's Index:

-- Average salary difference between a starting New York public school teacher and a first-year private lawyer in 1970: $2,000

-- Today: $106,000

-- Percentage by which an American is more likely than a non-American to suffer from bipolar disease: 100

-- Age of the youngest person facing life without parole in the United States: 13

* Ten reasons to still be pissed off about the BP disaster.

* "An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools." -- Ernest Hemingway


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