Bad language to be precise. No, not that bad language, but instead some overused phrases:Thrown under the bus -- and its derivatives. Typically used to state someone is being blamed for some sort of problem. The blame or fault may not be appropriately (or reasonably) placed on that person and may, in fact, be because of someone entirely… Continue reading On Language
I guess it's only a matter of time before my wife finds this article on the urban homestead. So, here's the article in the NY Times, a video, and thewebsite of the people actually doing it.It takes four of them to run their very modest farm on 1/5th acre, which happens to be about the… Continue reading Urban Homesteading
The next time somebody from my parents' generation says something like, "Well, back in the '70s, we had it tough..." I'll have to point them to this article.Really? That tough? Seems that you only made -- accounting for inflation -- 1% less than we do now.