Tea complexity

I like tea.Since I’ve started drinking tea without milk or sugar, I’ve become particular (some might say OCD, but those people don’t care what kind of warm brownish liquid they pour into their mouths, now do they) about how my cup is brewed. I used to insist it had to be steeped for at least …

Apples vs Oranges

Just so you know, even when I’m not blogging, I’m thinking of blogging. To wit, I had done research on the confusing expression “you can’t compare apples to oranges” in the months prior to the last post. I’m awesome! Related LinksThe Annals of Improbable ResearchThe British Medical JournalCBC Radio: The Debaters (requires Flash)Diffen The EconomistGoogleStudyMode: …

Sundown

Martian sunset: Spirit at Gusev crater I’m working on a manifesto (or “vision and mission” statement, if you want something a little less militant) for this blog inspired by the Jalopnik Awesomeness Manifesto by Ray Wert, formerly the Editor in Chief of Jalopnik. At the time Wert wrote the manifesto in July 2010, I had …

Free journalism

Now that I have your attention, the closure of the The Kamloops Daily News compels me to comment, after all everyone has an opinion and I’m an asshole. (I’m not completely convinced that expression was explained to me accurately.) In the BeginningI chose to leave the car business in 2006 against some advice to study …