Seeing New York


I spent most of last week running around New York City.

Considering that I live only a three-hour train ride from the city, and used to visit at least once a year when I was still working, that statement shouldn’t be especially remarkable.

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Spring Cleaning


It has been far too long since I’ve done any serious maintenance on this site.

Which led me to take some time during this relatively quiet holiday weekend to find and install a new theme. Something simple, easy to manage, and that is supposed to work better with the current version of WordPress.

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Big Families Are a Snap


When it comes to journalism, the Washington Post usually does a pretty good job.1 Their reporting on climate change over the past few years has been especially good (this story on The Drowning South is a recent example)

But that doesn’t carry over into the opinion section, where I’m pretty sure editors don’t live in the same world as the rest of us.

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