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{ Daily Archives } Monday, December 2007

Exceedingly strange

I usually work on New Year’s Eve.  This year I’m not.  I don’t go to parties.  This year I am.  A very strange end to a very strange year. In fairness, I’m not actually going to a party (I wouldn’t want to be out on the road on Amateur Night).  The party is coming to […]

Homelessness is NOT a problem

Disclaimer I am about to spend a bit of time talking about homelessness. Some of this is my analysis and opinion. Some of it is a story. The story is true. For anonymity reasons, I’ve left out the odd detail. (Actually, a lot of odd details, but never mind that now.) You will have to […]

The exception that proves the rule

I really despise that statement.  If it is an exception, then it isn’t a rule. But, I guess “the statistically rare occurrence which stands in stark contrast to the vast majority of observed instances,”  isn’t really a viable truism, is it?

I’m not paying for that…

Interesting musings on what one might be willing to pay for when one’s children get ready to go to college over at dispatches from TJICistan . The key is a certain seriousness: if (a) someone is truly interested in a field, and (b) intends to do real things in it, and (c) a degree is […]

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