Ordinary Times Call For Ordinary Measures
Wonder What The First Robin Thinks About
The seasonally early bird.
My Dad Quit Drinking, So I Find Reasons to Complain About It
My dad quit drinking. I have never known a sober version of my father or even one I felt had the potential to quit. So, who is this man?
Pockets of Delight
Ain’t it a grand and glorious feeling?
Parenthood Control, As In Self Control, Dystopian And Otherwise
I’m not going on some crusade to purge the kid-centered dystopian genre, I just individually don’t want to ride that ride anymore.
This Is Not the Trump Indictment That You’re Looking For
Even if his predication is wrong, the Trump will have returned to the front page, generated contributions, and inspired Republicans to circle the wagons around him
Golfing Without a Caddy
Saturday Morning Gaming: A few moments with Diablo IV
KFC had this promotion where if you bought a double-down, you got a free ticket to play Diablo IV. I want to shake the hand of the guy who came up with this brilliant cross-promotion.
An Unexpected Illumination
I saw several young men who were related to me only via my bank account, all peering into the sky through that hole.
Saturday Morning Instructions (Unheard)
Days of real sport.
Video Throughput: Science Fiction From Fritz Lang to the Daniels
Everything Everywhere All At Once won the Oscar for Best Picture, arguably the first science fiction film to do so. How have science fiction movies fared at the Oscars over the years? Are we...
Gavin Newsom’s Absurd War on Walgreen’s For Following The law
The Biden administration’s preposterous interpretation of the law remains secondary to Gavin Newsom’s abuse of economic power.
POETS Day! Delmore Schwartz
I can’t speak to Delmore Schwartz’s entire body of work, but of the poems I’ve come across, this seems the best and most complete convergence of the themes I mentioned above.
Eddie Lost His Pill
Also included: How Kelly Pool works.
Weekend Plans Post: Poutine
We’re going to try.
The Unique World of the Tech Recession
The United States is clearly in the midst of a tech recession. All of the signs from classical recessions are now evident.
When the Cat’s Away: China Brokers Deal Between Iran and Saudi Arabia
The China-brokered deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia has shuffled the deck in the Middle East, cutting the US out of the pot.
The Haller Pizza
This combination is known as The Haller Pizza at my house. We make it at least once a month.
Oh Man! Time to Clean
While the wife is away, the man will clean.
Video (36m): The Ideas of March
The life and times of Julius Caeser
Shopping In The Year 2023
Do you do curbside shopping? Delivery? Walmart+? Are you having any problems with Amazon Prime?