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Politics from the Porch

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

People wonder what the value of politics is. Inclusion in history, that's the value.

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local politics

What if We Ran from Iran

Posted on Nov 21, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

A warning about impending war with Iranian fanatacism.

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iran, war, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, middle east, terrorism

Another rough week

Posted on Apr 27, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Another week of recovery for Donna Olson.

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donna olson ill, stroke, sickness

February 26, 2005 Newsletter

Posted on Feb 25, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

February 26, 2005 Newsletter.

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February 26, 2005 Newsletter

Monty Hall Game

Posted on Aug 2, 2004 | Last Updated Feb 6, 2014

Example of the workings of the Monty Hall Game paradox.

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monty hall game, statistical analysis, statistics

The Sweeper that Sucks

Posted on Jun 18, 2003 | Last Updated Dec 7, 2014

What happens when someone tried to sell a sweeper to a tightwad asshole for $1600.

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kirby sale, sweeper sales pitch, charlatans

Ambitions and Weekends

Posted on Jun 9, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Essay on being self-aware and realizing that the human psyche has some hardwired contradictions and paradoxes.

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human, self-aware

John Hart Dies at 69

Posted on May 19, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Former Prairie Township Trustee John Hart died on May 14, 2003.

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john hart, john w. hart, prairie township trustee dies, her realtor

The Fairness Mentality

Posted on Jan 1, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Essay about our skewed perspective on fairness.

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fairness, justice

Nature and Education

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

Shawn Olson calls for more inclusion of nature in education.

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nature education, natural curiosity
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