It was a bit rough going there with the baby. Oddly enough, everything changed very quickly when we moved from the old place to the new place. The more we think about it, the more it looks like a significant… Continue Reading
Mike Bloomberg, sometime Mayor of New York City, thinks we need to start interpreting the Constitution differently. Because we need reasonable gun laws and reasonable safety from terrorists. Because if we let the terrorists take away our ability to enjoy our… Continue Reading
This week’s trivia challenge is brought to you by Mike Schilling! In order: Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland, Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Baltimore. This is an exhaustive list. Tied cities are listed in alphabetical order.
Apparently, on Prairie Home Companion, the host said something to the effect of: People from states that have no business being states — states like Kansas, Colorado, …, Montana — are everything that’s wrong with this country. This, naturally, caught… Continue Reading
I cannot think of a time in American history, or indeed in world history, in which an entire city has been shut down to apprehend a single criminal. On Friday, the city of Boston and its neighboring cities of Cambridge and Watertown were… Continue Reading
Health: [H1] The story of how we realized that it might not be a good idea to put Radium in everything. [H2] The case against appeals to Paleofantasy. [H3] Even before the science came out, I’ve been convinced that sleep… Continue Reading
So, today we drove out to Umatilla to have the baby’s hip checked. While on the table at the ultrasound room, she pooped all over the sheets. As the ultrasound tech put the dirty laundry in the laundry heap, I… Continue Reading
One way we define a “state” here in the USA is as a unit of regional government. But states are also ways that we define ourselves as local communities and from which we take shared identities. And overlapping between the… Continue Reading
It was a big week in the Himmelreich-Truman household. And in the city of Callie, Arapaho. After exactly three years of service, my wife gave her ninety-day notice to Baxter Hospital. The following day, she received a Letter of Intent… Continue Reading
The fishing Padres Only know how to bring it Against the Dodgers.