You Don’t Have to Catch It

Just because they throw it.

Photo by Syed Ahmad on Unsplash

Have you heard that chimpanzees throw their feces at people? We humans do the same thing, but we add an extra step to it. We try to catch it.

One human throws shit and another thinks she needs to catch it instead of stepping aside and maybe even walking away. However, unlike our monkey relatives, our shit-throwing takes on a different form, a…

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Mandy Osterhaus Ream

Mandy Osterhaus Ream

Part-time professor. Full-time woman in middle age. Happiest in water. Her work can be found on mandyosterhausream.com.