Those year end reflections…

I've been slurping up the "best trash cans of 2017" stories that most media organs pump out this time of year. Why? So I can muse about 2017 without thinking too much about reality in America. You haven't seen "Greatest Hits of the 115th Congress," have you? As indulgent as they may seem, this NYT…

Mountain Time

I spent the last week of August in the mountains, on the edge of the Shendandoah National Park. Click here and play a song while you read! Compared to my usual environment it was another world. Just 2 hours away by car, but a century away in lifestyle. Its the first place I've been in…