Over the years my kids have brought me a variety of knots that they were unable to loosen themselves. As time goes on I think I’m getting better at untying them. The trick is to push part of the knot back into itself which eventually creates a section loose enough to pull on. Sometimes I … Continue reading Gordian Knots: Simple problems made to look impossibly complex
Fence posts have long been used as a metaphor for personal boundaries. You might have been accused of being on the wrong side of the fence, or even worse, riding the fence. Conservatives often accuse liberals of changing their morals (i.e. moving their fence posts) based on their feelings, while failing to recognize that we, … Continue reading The Way of the Fence Post
In part one of this series we looked at the events leading up to the FBI's raid of the Muncie City Hall building and the Muncie Sanitary District in July of 2016. The events leading up to the raids included the firing of a Community Development official who tried to blackmail Muncie's previous mayor Dennis … Continue reading Muncie and Terre Haute Corruption (Part 2)
There's a certain amount of psychosis that's to be expected when everything around you is on fire and everyone around you is pretending things are fine. Imagine being a teenager when most of the adults in your community are thrilled that life is getting "back to normal" after COVID, but you didn't think things were … Continue reading How Broken Are We?
Driving north on 13 1/2 street, past Seabury, then Putnam, and all the way to Franklin, there's a few things you're likely to notice, and one of the first will probably be the newly paved roads. This time of year you'll also see lots of people out taking care of their yards, and playing with … Continue reading Follow the Money: Hannum, Wagle, and Cline Engineering (Part 2)