Monthly Archives: March 2012

State of the Union 2012: The Translation

As is my tradition (dating all the way back to early 2011), I have put together a partial translation of President Obama’s State of the Union Speech. That’s right—not commentary, not rebuttal, not opinion nor argument. What follows is the … Continue reading

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Snow Daze 2012

[From January 20, 2012] All of us in Missoula are in the same boat, but at least it’s not an Italian cruise ship. It’s been three days now, and our street has yet to see a plow. I’m getting desperate. … Continue reading

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Nobody Pushes Me Around Like My Chiropractor

I first noticed the pain in the summer of 2009, driving my wife’s Subaru Grocery Getter™ thousands of miles around Montana researching a book project. I chose her car over my SUV purely for the gas mileage, and my back … Continue reading

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Let’s Move New Year’s Back a Few Weeks

I’m petitioning Congress (by that I mean complaining to my mail lady) to officially repeal January first as New Year’s Day. I want them to move it back two, three weeks. January first is too soon. We don’t have enough … Continue reading

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