Sunday, April 7, 2013

My Trouble with the Curve


This is a place where I like to run my proverbial mouth about things I’m imminently unqualified to discuss. Today I’ve got idle commentary on not one but two such subjects – baseball and film.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Tell me about your trash, I’ll tell you about where you live


An archaeologist once told me that people generally thought of grand temples and castles holding the secrets of the past, but that the one could really learn the most from people’s trash. This is no less true for modern societies.

Borobudur


See Borobudur before you die.A 9th century Buddhist temple in Central Java, outside the city of Yogyakarta (no, that’s not Jakarta misspelled), it’s one of the most amazing ancient sites I’ve visited.