Telling your daughters that straightening their hair is fixing it implies that in its natural, curly state, it is broken.
A lot of my Facebook friends from home are Trump supporters. I don’t really believe anything I could have shared online would have changed any of their minds, but I wonder whether I should have at least been trying.
Like saying someone is “late” when they’re dead, “interesting” is a nice, sanitized way to describe change, upheaval, and conflict. No one wants to live in volatile times. Yet, in the past, “interesting times” generally resulted in progress.