Waiting for the punchline

I thought this essay was funny and touching when I wrote it.

I still think so.

True, you have to wade through a bit of learned discourse, but as the echoing gravitas of academe is punctured halfway through with an off-stage callout, that's about as close as you can get to a pie in the face of pomposity.

The punchline is there.

You just have to read through to get to it.


  1. You shameless self-promoter!

    It is funny.

    Peace, Linda

  2. Thanks, Linda. I've decided to take what comfort I can from the EU contest, and that begins with reminding myself why I liked the essay in the first place.


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