Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Grams

My grandmother died yesterday.  Last October 20, my grandfather passed away after a very painful week in the hospital and several months of steady decline.  He was married to my grandmother for over 67 years when he passed away and at the time, I remember thinking that whatever I might have thought lonely meant prior...

This Made Me Laugh

(Image copyright Jeffrey Rowland / overcompensating.com) Overcompensating is my favorite web comic and this one made me laugh more than usual.  Click the image for the full comic.

Old Fart Barber

Fifteen years ago, I was looking for a new barber and a friend recommended a guy by the name of Joe Cool.  Really.  Joe was this Mexican dude with a huge-ass pompadour and who knew how to cut hair like an old fart.  Which is a good thing.  Old farts cut the best hair.  Anyway,...

The Not-Very-Timely Movie Review – Flightplan

First: Hi my name is Carson and I’m an Air Marshall.  My flight attendant girlfriend and I have come up with a way to steal 50 million dollars from the airline she works for.  All we have to do is agitate someone into acting crazy and causing a disturbance on the plane and then tell...

More New Year’s

I think resolutions are mostly a good thing.  Identifying something you don’t like about yourself and making a decision to change it is beautiful and rare and not everyone can do it. I think New Year’s resolutions are stupid.  I get the psychology I guess:  It’s a new year, a new beginning, blah blah blah. ...

New Year’s

Going back as far as I can remember, New Year’s depresses me.  I’m not sure why, but every year I slip into a small, almost imperceptible depression that starts the day after Christmas and ends January 2nd.  This is something I’ve never bothered to discuss with anyone and no one – friend or family –...