Modern Times

baldilocks I’m “reading” Simon Sebag Montefiore’s Jerusalem—actually listening to the audiobook version from the Los Angeles Public Library. It’s a lot easier to get other things done this way, though it is sometimes necessary to scroll back when my attention wavers. With these big, sprawling histories, it’s easy to lose track of who the author … Continue reading Modern Times

Listening to Director Comey firsthand

Director Comey speaking at the Coast Guard Academy. As a sponsor family to a Coast Guard Academy Cadet, I have access to some unique opportunities. One such opportunity presented itself on Tuesday when my cadet texted me. "Director Comey is speaking at the Coast Guard Academy on Thursday. Would you like to come?" Who wouldn't! … Continue reading Listening to Director Comey firsthand

Entering for Sanders Leaving Voting Trump an encounter at a Bar

An interesting thing happened Thursday afternoon. Having woken up hungry just before 3 pm and finding the house empty I headed down to Happy Jacks restaurant to, after a 30 day fast from meat, reacquaint myself with the joys of their $5 after 3 pm menu. I got there around 3:15 and the place was … Continue reading Entering for Sanders Leaving Voting Trump an encounter at a Bar