Month: April 2020

Miscellany

Maris and Money The MLB is looking to a 100-game season, using a three-division, 10-team plan in which teams play only within their division. Crazy times call for crazy …

Iowa

Regionalism Redux It might be a good time to revisit Grant Wood’s “Revolt Against the City” (PDF can be found here). The American Gothic artist wrote the essay in …

BYCU

Top Gin Dang! I saw this article, The 8 Best Bottles Of Gin You Can Buy At Any Price Point, glanced at the picture and thought, “Wow, I’ve owned …

Heroes?

The Noun Murderers Are medical personnel heroes? When our culture went gaga over the first responders (gender-neutral term . . . can’t use “firemen”) after 9/11, I went gaga …

Interview

I did my first podcast interview at TWE. Both technology-wise and interview-skill-wise, I have a ways to go, but thanks to Joe Condit for letting me experiment on him …

Snoring

Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There I took my youngest kids to my county’s disc golf course yesterday. On a normal Sunday, you see, on average, two other people. …

BYCU

Cutting Edge, Me I might just now be watching the first episode of Tiger King. I didn’t know who Ed Sheeran was until I watched (the enjoyable) movie Yesterday. …