Some Thoughts on Catalonia

An intentional complication There are 4 major areas to consider regarding the current situation in Spain, where the region of Catalonia recently held a referendum on a declaration of independence: the economic reasons for Spain's insistence on retaining Catalonia, the questions arising from a newly independent Catalonia with regards to the European Union, with an… Continue reading Some Thoughts on Catalonia

2017.03.31: exercises of the imagination

Sometimes, as I read the news, I try and imagine a different man as president. This other man has been duped into office. He is a man of limited intellect and even less insight. He is hopelessly ill-equipped to do the job before him, and is scared to do it at all, because all of… Continue reading 2017.03.31: exercises of the imagination

Is 80% “good enough”? Thoughts on Internet Penetration is Franklin County

Yesterday in the car, driving along Route 47, my friend said, "Wow, Sunderland really is just a lot of land." As a student at a large state university, it is strange to think about my current home as being "rural". Nevertheless, that is exactly what it is, don't let the pizza place or the laundromat… Continue reading Is 80% “good enough”? Thoughts on Internet Penetration is Franklin County

2017.01.02 : the means are everything

My newfound love of lifestyle/organization bloggers/vloggers is taking as much getting used to as my stint getting into make up did; exactly like looking in the mirror and not entirely recognizing the face looking back at you. Regardless, Kalyn Nicholson said something in a recent video that struck me as possibly the most crucial application of… Continue reading 2017.01.02 : the means are everything