Topic: culture


Friendly Neighborhood Chivalries

8:00am on a chilly morning in Springfield, Missouri. One of my neighbors, a woman in her mid-twenties, is trying to scrape several layers of ice off her windshield with a tiny scraper. I have a couple hefty ones in my car – growing up in the Midwest has its advantages – and immediately feel obligated to offer my assistance.


Screen Time

Sometimes I forget that there are people who don’t spend all day staring at screens. While that may seem like an oddity nowadays, you don’t have to go back in time very far to find that it was once the rule, not the exception.


Microsoft & Japanese Culture Aftershocks

In case you missed my reactions to Bing’s latest move on Twitter, check out my tweet and the two videos that followed! [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/ckhicks/status/46693970780241920″]