I was recently on a search committee for my job to find a new colleague. It was an interesting process, perhaps especially so since I just went through it myself a few short years ago. In fact, I spent two … Read more
I have traveled an awful lot in my life, mostly stateside, covering them all – almost. I’ve got 5 left to hit in order to have visited each one. I know there is no prize, but for whatever reason I’d … Read more
There are simply too many people in the world. You cannot argue against this claim. We’re seven billion people and counting, and not only is Earth rife with famine, malnutrition and disease, but also (paradoxically) gluttony, waste and indifference. It … Read more
I don’t claim to be the smartest person, not even close. I’m certainly not the most responsible person either. I’m not the hardest worker. I’m not the most sincere. I’m definitely not the nicest guy; people’s feelings often bother me. … Read more
I spent the past weekend in Athens, Georgia abusing my liver. I went down for a cycling race – but really to see friends – and spent the majority of the weekend in the watering hole. While my drinking stamina … Read more
I’m on my way to New Orleans this morning, leaving out of Nashville, Tennessee. They’re always having a good time down on the bayou, Lord, them Delta women think the world of me.
— Allman Brothers, Ramblin’ Man
My two … Read more