Monthly Archives: November 2012

Thanksgiving thoughts.

Well, my brother posted something on Facebook recently saying, roughly, “Don’t shop on Thanksgiving because you’re depriving those store workers of a day spent at home with their families.” My initial thought was, Wow, I completely agree with you, brother. … Continue reading

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Book recommendation

Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America by John M. Barry My rating: 5 of 5 stars Every now and then, I read a book that changes the way I perceive the world. One … Continue reading

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The Veterans’ Day Curmudgeon

I hope I’m not alone in saying this, but I think Veterans’ Day is a bunch of bullshit. Not just because we already have Memorial Day, which is like Veterans’ Day with nice weather. No; rather, because I don’t want to thank … Continue reading

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