Public Meetings and Weather Wizards

Because there's been a call for more local content in the paper, I've started writing more columns. There's not usually space for them, but I write them anyhow. Just in cases. And because my whole heart bleeds from the amount of love I have for writing narrative personal nonfiction like columns. And essays. And Facebook … Continue reading Public Meetings and Weather Wizards

Minchin Monday and Memory Failure

I can't remember which of these two badass Tim Minchin songs I've shared with you in the not-so-distant past, so I'm going to share them both with you. One of my favorite things to watch wee Tim'thy do is to fuck with the television talk show personalities of Britain. https://youtu.be/Y-ugFFXI3L4 Oh it's such a delight. … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Memory Failure

A Firing Squad and Drunk At a Barbecue

Memorial Day. For most people these days - and this is not me saying that this is necessarily good or bad, but it's just a statement of fact - it's the beginning of summer. Most people I talk to can't even tell me the difference between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Now, to be totally … Continue reading A Firing Squad and Drunk At a Barbecue

Minchin Monday and Quiet Revolutions

Okay. This is a big, long, intense bastard so I'm gonna set you up with a funny, thoughtless Minchin offering first.   It's like a glass of orange juice for a diabetic before a snack free transcontinental flight. I'm assuming. Somehow I'm not diabetic yet, despite my love of potatoes, white bread, and pasta in … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Quiet Revolutions