Category Archives: Wisdom

[My Internal Monologue Right Now]

There’s lots of stuff going on in the news and politics and the world and on social media that feels interconnected and important and I’d like to talk about some of this stuff too. But increasingly, I don’t know how to do that without offending someone.  Or saying the wrong thing.  Or being attacked for even having an […]

Swedish Death Cleaning

This article says people should start slowing getting rid of unnecessary household objects in their 50’s so as to not burden others when they eventually pass away. But given the amount of junk Shea and I have in our house, I think we should probably start now in our late 30’s (her), early 40’s (me) […]

Over Ten Years Later…

…it’s crazy that people in library school are still reading my blog for fun and profit. (The question below was posted on a FB page for FIMS students/alum, another alum tagged me but before I could even dig around too much to look for the post this person wanted, another student chimed in with a […]

“You picked a horse at 35:1 and somehow it paid off” – Jimmy Kimmel’s Appeal to Trump Voters

This is good.

Too Bad We Need This Reminder in 2017

(via Reddit)

Dates of When Various Countries Adopted Universal Healthcare and When They Gave It Up As A Total Disaster

Only Comedians Have Figured Out The Trick To Covering Donald Trump

Satire is powerful because it trains your brain to be skeptical.

Friday Fun Link – Kids From The 1970’s Are Parenting Differently Today

Lots of truth in this article.

Why Pro Wrestling Is A Perfect Metaphor For Trump’s Presidency (And Ten Things Donald Trump Learned From ‘rasslin)

Trump continues to do things that no President has ever done before. As a lifelong fan of wrestling, I agree with much of what this commentator says (and have said it myself as well – scroll down to “American Idol” in this post from right after he won the Presidency.) Basically, in my view, Trump is […]

Friday Fun Link – Canada Politely Celebrates Its Independence

An American view of Canada 150.