September 2017

Well I never. Although our leadership is too polite to say it out loud, they’ve embraced stagnation as the new quasi-official policy. The reason is tragi-comically obvious: any real reform would threaten the income streams gushing into untouchably powerful self-serving elites and fiefdoms. In our pay-to-play centralized form of governance, any reform that threatens the skims,…

I ran across a phrase today that brought me up short. It didn’t make sense to me in its context.  What to make of it? So this post is what I made of it. I love the breadcrumbs that I have followed above. I love the ambiguity. I love how we do make of words…

Plan Yr Wrk, Wrk Yr Plan

I tell my students about the best piece of advice I ever got when my wife and I were running our chimney sweeping business. I tell them it made us a lot of money. I tell them we paid for our farm and home with this piece of advice. Now they’re attending. And what was…