You Are Who You Vote For.

The phrase, “you are what you eat,” is a mantra of the healthy/pious crowd. I never liked it much myself, because it implies if I want to be human then I have to… Continue reading

The Future of Food, and Clothing

Tortillas are an amazing food. They are light and fluffy, and yet strong enough preserve the structural integrity of the heaviest burrito. Tortillas have spread to every part of the world, filled every… Continue reading

Real Jeopardy

One of my favorite TV shows is Jeopardy. I wish I could say I love Jeopardy as much as I hate Wheel of Fortune, but I can’t. I just hate Wheel of Fortune… Continue reading

Viking Anxiety

Everybody loves Vikings. Well, maybe not medieval monks or nobles. But everyone today loves Vikings. Those seafaring raiders who made a mockery of city walls and delusions of safety. The Vikings were strong,… Continue reading

The Gift of Humility (And Charlemagne)

Humility is defined as a modest or low view of one’s own importance. It is the act of being humble. Many people are afraid of being humiliated. This is when something happens to… Continue reading

The New Bar Exam

They say lawyers are important. They also say lawyers are horrible. I don’t know which of these saying is true. In fact, I don’t really know that much about lawyers at all. That… Continue reading

Free Samples

Problem Solving, Obsession, and Letting Go

“Any solution is nothing more than a commitment to future problems.” –Some wise guy I like to solve problems, and I don’t believe I am alone in this endeavor. It is nice to… Continue reading

Planets are Like People

I have spent my life trying to understand everything around me. From the dirt below, to the stars above, and even the atmosphere in between. And I have learned, as a reluctant human,… Continue reading

Ordeals of Power

The relationship between rulers and the ruled has always been contentious at best. Who gets to be in charge? Why them, and not someone else? Is power a burdensome responsibility, or is it… Continue reading

Traffic and Life

Every one of us has moments when we think we are the masters of our own lives. In these moments, all of us are deceived. The world around us controls us more than… Continue reading

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