Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Dear Coworker-

Hey how’s it goin?  Listen, I know I come off as a bit of an arrogant asshole sometimes and, yes, I realize it’s rude to not even bother learning your name, but still there are some things we need to talk about so I’d appreciate it if you’d just listen to what I have to...

Heavy Sigh

For the record, I really don’t give a shit what side of the argument you’re on.  Personally, I think health care reform is a good idea, but there are totally valid reasons not to proceed with the current health care bill, not the least of which is how we’re going to pay for it.  But...

Dodgers

So, last night I went to Dodger Stadium with my friend, Jason, where we watched the Dodgers beat the Cubs.  I tweeted one word right before leaving work to go to the game:  Dodgers!  That tweet automatically updated my Facebook page (as will this post), and when I came into work today, I saw the...

My Grandma Mary

I just found this on Facebook this morning.  It’s a picture of my Grandmother Mary and my brothers and sister and I.  My youngest brother, Eric (the one looking at me adoringly), appears to be less than a year old, which would make this summer, or possibly fall of 1979.  Clothes were awesome back then,...

Crazy Is a Preexisting Condition

Rick Perlstein wrote a wonderful article for last Sunday’s Washington Post about all the crazy motherfuckers getting airtime lately and it should be read by everyone: So, crazier then, or crazier now?  Actually, the similarities across decades are uncanny.  When Adlai Stevenson spoke at a 1963 United Nations Day observance in Dallas, the Indignation forces...

Family Circus

I’ve been altering family circus comics off and on for about 20 years now. I remember doing it with whiteout, paste, scissors, and a marker. Thank God for Photoshop, I’d never dedicate that kind of effort to it now. Apparently at some point in the past, I decided to remove all of my previous efforts...