smelling blood, the news hound sticks his nose in a pile of manure

The things that pass for credible journalism these days are, well, incredible. Trusted news source CNN thought they could get a leg up on the competition by identifying the person reportedly at the center of the Secret Service scandal.  Upon publicly identifying him, they also thought it might be a good idea to find his … Continue reading smelling blood, the news hound sticks his nose in a pile of manure

the way things are meant to be? part 3 (you can lead a horse to community…)

I procrastinated on writing part three of this subject.  (Parts 1 and 2 were the first two posts in this blog.)   At first, I think the intent was dramatic pause but that simply gave way to procrastination.  Part of the struggle was in writing an answer to the rhetorical question asking "What's a 21st century … Continue reading the way things are meant to be? part 3 (you can lead a horse to community…)

the giant kombucha mother that gobbled up the east side of madison

I have a new hobby.  Or should I say, a new hobby has me. I have entered into a mutual cooperative working relationship with what biologists classify as a "zoogleal mat."  (When I entered that term into Wikipedia, it redirected me to a page about "biofilm," examples of which includes dental plaque and slime.)  It … Continue reading the giant kombucha mother that gobbled up the east side of madison