Meta-Note: I’m sorry it’s been so long between articles; for better or worse writing here is something that I do for fun, and sometimes work and family…
My father’s father was by all accounts a really bitter-hearted sort of person. I say “by all accounts” because I hardly knew him; he had at some point…
OK, so, there’s this thing where if you write a bunch you hope you eventually build up some trust with your audience. You try to be generally reliable…
I once wrote an article about being poor, and I started it out with a story about a friend who had spent some time explaining to my wife (who, at the…
Disclaimer: I am not a doctor; even if I’m 100% right in my argument and you are 100% convinced by it, you shouldn’t listen to me over actual doctors…
Author disclaimer: As always, keep in mind that I am at best some random guy on the internet. This article deals with food safety - my official…
Edit Alert: During the process of this article, some people more knowledgeable than me on one of the questions popped up - I’ve edited the article a bit…
The meaningless challenges that matter
I feel a little bad writing this because I just came down on How to be an Antiracist author Ibram X. Kendi in my last (and first ever, on this blog…
Entry one of probably several
I really owe an awful lot to Scott Alexander. If nothing else, he’s had a huge influence on the way I write. I first became acquainted with his work in…
As I begin to write this post, you can probably figure out where I’m going with it. I’m conservative and I’m from Arizona; predictably, I hate the new…