To the Jerk on The Wall

To the Jerk on The Wall

I’m not sure what you had in mind that day, a day on which nothing else memorable happened. There was no significant event, no solemn ceremony, not even a banner school lunch day like Potato Bar or Chicken Patty Tuesday. OK, so Chicken Patty Tuesday shouldn’t cause...
Books I Read in June 2021

Books I Read in June 2021

Here are the books I read, finished reading, or listened to in June 2021. Discourses & Selected Writings, Epictetus [philosophy]Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World, Michael Pollan [nonfiction history]Zero G, Dan Wells [young adult science...
13 Lessons Learned On The Way to 13 Years of Marriage

13 Lessons Learned On The Way to 13 Years of Marriage

13 years ago, on an overcast Saturday morning in central Kentucky, my wife and I said our “I dos” in front of a small group of family and friends. It was a simple event with little fanfare and quite possibly the world’s best breakfast casserole and...
Tech that sucks you in and tech that spins you out

Tech that sucks you in and tech that spins you out

The Internet is like alcohol in some sense. It accentuates what you would do anyway. If you want to be a loner, you can be more alone. If you want to connect, it makes it easier to connect.Esther Dyson There’s an idea from Austin Kleon about books that suck you...