Dentists cost money

About a month ago, I chipped a tooth. I didn’t chomp down on anything particularly crunchy, and I didn’t whack myself in the face. I just took a bite of my dinner, and there went a piece of one of

Dentists cost money

About a month ago, I chipped a tooth. I didn’t chomp down on anything particularly crunchy, and I didn’t whack myself in the face. I just took a bite of my dinner, and there went a piece of one of

If you see something…

This morning, while traveling between schools, I was waiting on a subway platform for a downtown train. I saw a woman approach the new-ish intercom that stood on the platform a few feet away from me. The woman pressed the

If you see something…

This morning, while traveling between schools, I was waiting on a subway platform for a downtown train. I saw a woman approach the new-ish intercom that stood on the platform a few feet away from me. The woman pressed the

My favorite books from 2017

The post before this was all about the data. This one is all about the recommendations. Here are some books (and series) I really enjoyed and a bit of info on why I liked them:   Nonfiction: March: volumes 1-3

My favorite books from 2017

The post before this was all about the data. This one is all about the recommendations. Here are some books (and series) I really enjoyed and a bit of info on why I liked them:   Nonfiction: March: volumes 1-3

What I read in 2017

For 2017, I sent myself a goal of reading 75 books. I defined “book” as including not only adult novels/novel-length nonfiction, but also novellas, young adult and middle grades books, graphic novels, and audiobooks. (I tend to listen to my

What I read in 2017

For 2017, I sent myself a goal of reading 75 books. I defined “book” as including not only adult novels/novel-length nonfiction, but also novellas, young adult and middle grades books, graphic novels, and audiobooks. (I tend to listen to my

My 2017 donations

This is my second post about my charitable donations in 2017. The first one looked at how my giving has changed over the past few years. Each year, it’s hard to decide which causes should get my money, and this

My 2017 donations

This is my second post about my charitable donations in 2017. The first one looked at how my giving has changed over the past few years. Each year, it’s hard to decide which causes should get my money, and this

How my giving has changed this year

As the year draws to a close, I want to take a moment to consider what my charitable giving looked like this year. Before last year, I had a fairly even split between local giving (city/state level), domestic giving (across

How my giving has changed this year

As the year draws to a close, I want to take a moment to consider what my charitable giving looked like this year. Before last year, I had a fairly even split between local giving (city/state level), domestic giving (across

Dear Senator Franken

Dear Senator Franken, You are not my Senator, as you do not represent my state. But I am a Democrat, and I am an American, and for both of those reasons, you do represent me in Congress, at least to

Dear Senator Franken

Dear Senator Franken, You are not my Senator, as you do not represent my state. But I am a Democrat, and I am an American, and for both of those reasons, you do represent me in Congress, at least to