Humanity’s yin and yang

A couple of years ago, I wrote something here about yin and yang, and applied them to baseball in general, and Theo Epstein in particular. It’s now two years later, and the Cubs are still stuck in the depths of yin, but I wanted to revisit the Taoist ideal as it relates to the polarContinue reading “Humanity’s yin and yang”

What the future holds

Whenever I go to an estate sale, I invariably head toward the basement. My experience is that anything I might want to buy can be found there. And today was no exception. I found the bookshelves in the basement, and quickly perused the titles. There was nothing I wanted to buy, but the one titleContinue reading “What the future holds”

Sandra Fluke and the Kill for/Die for thing

It’s a typical Saturday morning, and around my house that means ice skating. My older daughter had a lesson with a coach at one local skating rink, and my younger daughter had another lesson at another rink. It’s a good thing that we have two cars and two drivers to acommodate them. After I droveContinue reading “Sandra Fluke and the Kill for/Die for thing”