Monthly Archives: January 2017

News Writing by Dummies


Journalistic quandry: You want to call something improper or illegal, but it isn’t. In fact, it is entirely normal.  The Washington Post put this in my email.  The article contains this gem: So, the writer notes that the action is … Continue reading

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Tired of Tears


For those of you who cried when the towers fell, and cried again when it kept happening. Cried for Charlie, cried for Nice. And now you cry for Quebec. Isn’t it time to figure out a serious plan to stop … Continue reading

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The Future Location of The Craft Blog Server


Reykjavík, Iceland.  Hallgrímskirkja Church. Pronounced just like it’s spelled. The server is of course not at the church, but is located in a yurt-shaped kiosk not far from the center of town, near a coffee shop frequented by tall, blonde … Continue reading

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Missoula, MT Weather Forecast


I should have expected Tuesday’s forecast.

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I Condemn the Guy Who Cut Me Off in Traffic This Morning


…which comes amid heightened tensions worldwide over President Donald Trump’s travel ban on several Muslim countries. ___________________________________________________ I wanted to write a post about condemning the attack on a Canadian mosque, so I turned to a newspaper for details and … Continue reading

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Complain if missed


Originally posted on Utopia – you are standing in it!:
In the time it took to make this sign, the wearer could have read a few red-letter verses and then thought better of it all. Utopia – you are standing in it! View original post

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Wait? Didn’t I Write That Before?


So, earlier today I posted something based upon an article in The Economist. An hour after posting, I caught myself wondering if I’d already written about that article. I had. I gotta get more sleep. Instead, these excellent blogs might … Continue reading

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