I remember that, as a child, I would enjoy enduring the challenge of a lengthy run in P. E. (physical education, aka phys ed). No doubt this was in part because I looked up to an excellent runner in the family. And I don’t doubt that this enjoyment was partly emphasized by the social contrast […]
The phrase “Cleanliness is close to godliness” comes to mind. It implies a lack of things undone. To be clean is chiefly to maintain conditions for health. The great many modern varieties of clean (and pretenders thereabouts) are branches of this conceptual tree. (To be clean is to be sanitary, rooted etymologically with health.) sanitary […]
As of today, I now have thirteen Twitter accounts. I feel a bit odd about that. It wasn’t long ago that I was reading Deep Work and Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now. What’s gotten into me? Part of it must be that I want to see what I can do. […]
The first version of Spigot has just been made available to a small group. This marks the first time in more than a decade that I’ve made any of my software work available to the public. Thanks to all who are giving it a go. -Evan
In the wake of recent events, new evidence has been emerging, startling revelations that allows us to finally connect the dots. We now have irrefutable proof that, in the wake of recent events, new findings show what we have feared all along is now settling in to become the new normal. Startling revelations in the […]
Pandemic, unemployment, climate change—what can we do that will effectively address each? Each requires leadership. Let us bolster local communities by taking the charge of local leadership seriously. If you’re up to it, consider where it is lacking and provide it. Learn as you go. Set about the improvement of your leadership each day. Beyond […]
We’ve been inside for weeks. It’s interesting to ponder the sort of blur it has been, not only this pandemic, but also the dynamics of our life for some time now. There were a few times much earlier on, in the weeks before the WHO pandemic declaration, where the idea of going for a walk […]
Thanks to all who are trying out my new tools.