So, Dash heads for New York, and I’m left writing today’s word of the day column. While some folks might view the request as a welcome sign of trust, I view it as a sure indication that Mr. Hammerskjold has lost most of his marbles. Unlike my columns, people actually check the word of the day with reasonable frequency, as well as with the expectation that they might learn a thing or two. We can only hope that this is part of some bold scheme that Dash has concocted; perhaps he took out a prodigious amount of blog-surance the day before he left. Because leaving the prime feature of your blog in the hands of someone who was once described as “at the cutting edge of third-grade humor” is a sure way to find it crashing down in flames when you return. Read the rest of this entry »