- The kids…they are crazy for Minecraft! Apparently, after wandering the countryside, touchily exploding on folks, these Creeper things need a break, too. It’s not easy being green. My youngest appears to have tucked his Creeper in for a little nap, ... more
- Ruth Steinke capped her spectacular junior season with a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. That result propelled the Carleton College women’s team to 14th out of the 32 teams competing at the national meet. This ... more
- A Coup du Jour,A Little Deuce Coup.A mouse that roaredin front of me betweenme and my retreat shrine,trying to scare me becauseI was so still.A blow to the ego everytime you ... more
- Led by Hart Hornor’s top-20 finish, the Carleton College men’s cross country team placed 18th out of 32 squads at the Division III Championships. This was the Knights’ second straight trip to nationals and 22nd overall time competing at the ... more
- I'm delighted to say that I'll again be teaching a Book Editing Manuscript Workshop in Editing Children's and YA Novels at the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies, starting in mid-February 2015. I had a ton of fun putting ... more
- Pizza is the only food your mouthinsists you eat.Marijuana is being legalizedin the USA because of pizza.Thomas Paine said“Give me pizza or give me death.”You can’t understand ifyou’re not American.The rapture ... more
Recently, I started telling people that Salt Lake City had made its way on my radar as a place I’d consider moving when I’m done kicking rocks in my home-’burb and I decide to live paycheck-to-paycheck in another western ... more
- Every successful political party must work within the confines of its political culture and political system. UKIP is trying to find out what that means.
Anti-E.U. Party in Britain Strives for Wider Clout
Last month the brash, populist U.K. Independence ... more
- Isolation, control of reporting, and rewards for your supporters — that's what Putin gets with the new media law in Russia.
Interesting news: A clampdown on foreign-owned media is an opportunity for some oligarchs
“YOU work for a foreign state.” ... more
- Museum Road Drop-Off . 45 minutes. 6 miles.
Cold (20 degrees) and windy. Easy run.
- Buoyed by a raucous crowd that got into the Hawaiian Night theme, sophomore Tianen Chen scored a game-high 14 points and senior Shane McSparron added 13 as the Carleton College men’s basketball team kicked off the 2014-15 campaign with a ... more
- Michele Arima scored a team-high 15 points and Skylar Tsutsui chipped in 14 points, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team dropped its home opener, 58-51, to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.