Janice M Cauwels, PhD


A published narrative appears on the Feature/Culture page.

Questions About Absurdities

April 8, 2015

Tags: Questions, Absurdities

• How is it that high school students are old enough to have sex but not old enough to cross a street without a guard present to stop traffic? (more…)

Stuff About Spud (1928-2011)

September 20, 2011

Tags: Spud Murray, New York Yankees

Link to the memorial page for Spud, who passed away on 15 September 2011. A memorial service was held on June 30, 2012.

In the spring of 2009 at his request I arranged for Spud Murray, the full-time batting practice pitcher for the New York Yankees from 1960-68, to meet Jane Fonda while she was performing on Broadway. (more…)

St. Eve the Unknown

December 8, 2008

Tags: Virgin Mary, Immaculate Conception, Understudy, Standby, Eve

On December 8th some year during my crabby adolescence, I decided that the Virgin Mary must have had a standby. (more…)

The Ford That Hated Chocolate Ice Cream

December 7, 2008

Tags: Ford Motor, Chocolate ice cream, Carburetor

The current newsworthiness of Ford Motor reminds me of a car of theirs that hated chocolate ice cream. (more…)

Subway Snow White

November 24, 2008

Tags: New York city subway, Snow White

My scariest experience in the New York City subway involved neither crime nor craziness. (more…)

Ash Worry

February 1, 2008

Tags: Wandering Jew, Ash Wednesday

Aspects of literature that occur in reality can be highly traumatic. (more…)