Archive for December, 2010

Dec 21 2010

Just Take the Train Already

Published by under Plugs

As I write this, Kara and I are winding across Northeastern Indiana on Amtrak’s Capitol Limited, the successor to the famous cross-country B&O route. We’re heading home from St. Louis to DC for the holidays, and we decided several months ago that we would make the trip by train. Taking the train is neither the […]

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Dec 17 2010

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Published by under Politics,Rants

The United States Senate is set to deliberate the future of a morally reprehensible policy enacted 17 years ago to distract from even more morally reprehensible public opinion. The fact that we are even engaging in a national discourse about whether gay people ought to be able to serve in the military disgusts me viscerally. […]

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Dec 01 2010

Damn Good Coffee

Published by under Food

Coffee is one of those things that makes you wonder what the hell is wrong with the Midwestern United States. The DC area is not exactly known for great coffee, but people there still like to look down their noses at Starbucks. Out there, Starbucks is an inferior mass-produced product. Here in the Midwest, Starbucks […]

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