Daily Archive: January 12, 2012


Leaguefest 2012 Update

This is just a short note to say that we are now very likely to attend the Leaguefest in Las Vegas. I’m looking forward to meeting many of you in person over Memorial Day...


Prepping for Emergencies

My family and I started ‘prepping‘ this past year. For the unaware this means creating food, equipment and weapon stores in case of emergency.  I should note that this is not really because I fear a...


Our Fights with Yeasty Darkness

In light of Rufus’s most recent post, I came across this serendipitous passage in the book I’m presently reading:


A New Politics Blog

So I’m expanding the American Times Empire. My blog at Forbes has gradually morphed into a tech blog. I write about all sorts of tech stuff there now – from social media to video...


Occasional Notes: Temptations

Leitmotif: Savants have much disputed and are in no agreement about whether Moses predates Bacchus or vice versa. Both were great men; but when Moses struck the rock with his staff he drew forth...


On Envy

In 2003 I went to Kenya to work on a promotional documentary for a faith-based NGO. As I remember it, Kenya is a very poor country, one of the 10 poorest countries in the...