...the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life...

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Announcement of some import

“KFC is facing gravy shortage following chicken crisis”

Monday, February 19, 2018

A remarkable article about Black Panther,

which I saw with my family this past weekend. Read on, here.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Technology won't be our savior...

I've said it to my two kids, repeatedly: We're going to have to change how we live, or how we live will be changed for us.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018



From Blank to Blank--
A Threadless Way
I pushed Mechanic feet--
To stop--or perish--or advance--
Alike indifferent--

If end I gained
It ends beyond
Indefinite disclosed--
I shut my eyes--and groped as well
'Twas lighter--to be blind--

Sunday, January 7, 2018

College (II)

You'll need to provide your own soundtrack, but the price for viewing it is right.

College (I)

'Nowadays, higher education is seen as a private good paid for by individuals. This massive shift in public policy largely happened without much debate. A while back when I asked a legislator in Oregon if it was appropriate for students at public colleges to pay $40,000 for four years of college, the response I got was this: “Sure, that’s the price of a new car.” 
'What’s notable is that increases in public college tuition have mostly come at the hands of state lawmakers and higher-education leaders who themselves benefited from low tuition rates at state universities when they earned degrees. In most states, tuition decisions have not only come without much debate, but without much of a long-range plan for the future of public higher education: Whom should it serve? Who should pay for it?'