I admit, I have wondered why our generation need pay reparations to black Americans enslaved by past generations, but this brilliant and persuasive piece in the Sunday New York Times Magazine has convinced me that it’s time for us to right the wrongs of 400 years. It’s not about paying a fine, it’s about building a future for all Americans.
This site is a laboratory. In particular, I’ve been seeking a friction-free way to write. I think I’ve found it.
Lisa and I are trying to take walks every evening after dinner. Seeing nature blithely go on with its business is kind of reassuring.
Time for another mask iteration. Today on MacBreak Weekly Alex Lindsay recommended using a cool iPhone app to help make masks more effective.
I’ve been thinking lately about human nature, how we understand the world around us, and why conspiracy theories are so attractive.
Turns out not only that masks work, but they work better than social distancing and hand washing alone. If you’re going out, wear a mask and don’t take it off until you’re back inside.
Last month, when the weather in Petaluma turned nice, I started riding my e-bike to work every day. Until last week.
New research shows that wearing masks makes a difference. But we all have to do it!
I’m not all that fond of newsletters; they just add to the crushing pile of email I’ll never get through. For some reason I subscribe to them anyway.