This winter has been a mess, especially wednesday two weeks ago. Overnight, the clouds vomited a pile of snow onto Minnesota that made driving conditions an adventure. Against my better judgement, I chose to get coffee over lunch. I knew I would risk losing my parking space and have to drive through the unplowed Minneapolis… Continue Reading
Groundhog Day is one of my favorite movies. I love the movie so much I recently read the book How To Write Groundhog Day by Danny Rubin. In the book he sums up the philosophy behind why I love the movie (besides the fact that Bill Murray is in it): The absolutely worst day of… Continue Reading
I’ve seen a few variations of this video, but this version of “The Gap” by Ira Glass is the best one I’ve seen. THE GAP by Ira Glass from frohlocke on Vimeo.
Given that I read, on average, over one book a week, you’d think I’d have analyzed why I read so much by now. There’s the whole “wanting to feel smarter” thing, but that’s mostly on the surface. There’s an answer beneath that. The other night I was raving to my wife about meatloaf and how… Continue Reading