Finding the Write

For the past week or so, I’ve woken up at 7 a.m. to the opening chords of Hamilton (no surprise there, if you’ve read some of my other blog posts recently). My new morning routine goes something like this: dance along to Hamilton before turning off the alarm and turning on my laptop to write. […]… Read More

BRAVE NEW WORLD: Made In The USA (By Robots): China Opens ‘Sewbot’ Factory In Arkansas, Producing Shirts For 33c — RIELPOLITIK

Source – – “…The goal is to produce 23 million t-shirts at 33 cents each, about one shirt every 26 seconds….It’s rather difficult to compete against 33 cents when shipping and transportation costs are rolled in”: Made In The USA (By Robots): China Opens ‘Sewbot’ Factory In Arkansas, Producing Shirts For 33c A […] via… Read More

Peavine Falls, Alabama — The Waterfall Record

<a href=””&gt;!1m14!1m8!1m3!1d13338.082658102592!2d-86.77182569422611!3d33.305201067404674!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0xa25132e4c416e0b2!2sPeavine%20Falls%20Parking!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1492754791978 This past weekend, I flew into Birmingham, Alabama to spend some time with some friends. I had a few hours to go and find a waterfall or two, and decided that Peavine Falls would be the closest, simplest option. (I say that when I really had no clue what level of difficulty… Read More

Beauty exists not in what we look like But in who we truly are Beauty is in our actions Our empathy Our understanding of each other Beauty exists in the selfless The people who take a moment To show kindness to someone in pain This makes someone beautiful Not the outer layer, the skin Beauty… Read More

‘Commonly found in the more fevered corners of political ideology are the various fallacies of danger – those forms of argument that seek to stave off decision by conjuring up all manner of horrors that precipitate change might lead to (or, conversely, the disasters that delay will engender). The 19th-century political thinker and reformer too… Read More