Last week I did something I don’t remember having done for at least two years: I didn’t post anything on this site, at least nothing of consequence. If you’re wondering how it felt, don’t. The reason I took the hiatus was because I’ve been so swamped with matters of life, work, and money (learning, not… Read more Sure I’m Busy. Still Beats Getting Killed by a Manticore
Taking a short hiatus from blogging. I’ll be back by the end of the week. As of late I’ve been trying to juggle a bunch of things (all of which are important) and they’re all zapping my blogging juices. For the record, currently my brain is being filled with financial information, how to increase my… Read more Note
I was at my parent’s house in Tampa yesterday, visiting the folks for mother’s day. Sometime during the morning, Mom asked me to get the newspaper. “Isn’t that the dog’s job?” I asked, wondering whether I could continue my quest of doing nothing of significance for a day (other than taking her out for dinner… Read more Tampa Newspapers are Pathetic
A few weeks ago I was riding with a friend in his car, a 2000 Lexus something or other. It’s a nice car, very quiet; not much noise makes it to the cabin from the road. At one point in the ride we’re chatting, talking normally, when all of a sudden he gets a phone… Read more Why Do People Feel the Need to Shout Into Their Cell Phone?
I just finished reading George Orwell’s 1984. Yes, I know, most of us read this in high school, but I come from Florida, where the standard high school reading includes not much more than My Pet Goat, at least in public schools, which should tell you that I wasn’t among one of these. After knowing… Read more 1984: A Quick and Dirty Review (Crimethink for the Rest of Us)
A thought occurred to me yesterday which I was rather surprised at having thought, since it came to me so seemingly randomly, having the qualities of the sudden recollection of a fleeting dream, coming with such force and clarity so as to make me question from whence it came. The press — newspapers, reporters, investigators,… Read more Why the Free Press is Like Your Car’s Maintenance Light