Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Time Has Come

This is my 240th blog post. It’s a nice round number, highly divisible by tens and twelves. It’s also a whole lotta bloggin’, a whole lotta crankiness. Probably as much as any middle age crankypants can produce, especially every Monday … Continue reading

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The One Thing I Hate About Winter

At the top of the roster of things I hate about winter (besides both Stanford and the 49ers losing to last-minute field goals on the same weekend) is getting sick. It is nothing more than the abject betrayal of one’s … Continue reading

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The Times May Change, But The Pizza Stays The Same

My beloved wife, a California native, went to graduate school in Chicago. She survived 70-degree-below wind chill, getting mugged on the El, and private school tuition to get her degree. She hated Chicago. She took only one fond memory away … Continue reading

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Sometimes It’s Hard To Be A Liberal

I’m getting a little dizzy trying to process all the interrelated things going wrong these days. I’m pelted by a string of news events that fall on the hard asphalt of what seems to be structural flaws in our system. … Continue reading

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