La Merce 2016

We arrived in Barcelona just before noon on Saturday, the 24th. Our Pueblo Ingles program had ended the afternoon before, so after staying a night in Madrid, we jumped up early (well, crawled) and drove to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. As we stood in the security line, we saw one of our fellow Diverbo volunteers … Continue reading La Merce 2016

Sandy Hook Conspiracies and the Need for Order

Social networking is a miracle of technology, a tool of unprecedented global reach. Its power to connect is truly a wonder. Which is why it's so disheartening to see it used too frequently for the spread of misinformation and lies. Some of it is innocuous or so blatantly false that it barely warrants comment. But … Continue reading Sandy Hook Conspiracies and the Need for Order

“When Mitt Romney Came To Town”

This is not usually the kind of entry I write, but as a follow-up to my last post, it feels apropos. Watch this, if you're up for it (it's long but has points of interest): What's interesting about this video, other than the content (which Romney would probably dismiss) is that it wasn't created by … Continue reading “When Mitt Romney Came To Town”