Some thoughts on the baby formula shortage

You know, there are not many things about politics that really chap me anymore. I feel like we have been living in an artificial boom-bust-boom-bust cycle more or less since the 1990s, both economically and intellectually. We have an election industry now, bent on convincing folks that each upcoming election is "the most important election … Continue reading Some thoughts on the baby formula shortage

How long will chaos in the financial markets last?

Be greedy when others are fearful and fearful when others are greedy.Warren Buffett Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.also Warren Buffett If you listen to Biden, his Treasury Secretary, the Labor Secretary, and the chairman of the Federal Reserve, the economy is strong and there's nothing to worry … Continue reading How long will chaos in the financial markets last?

Woke campus culture is even weirder than you think

After our camping trip was cut short by a freak winter storm, we decided to go check out Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina, where the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and Duke University are located, respectively. UNC was chartered in 1789 and began accepting students in 1795, making it the oldest public university … Continue reading Woke campus culture is even weirder than you think

Our adventures in Nantahala National Forest, part two: hiking Kinsey Creek Trail to the Appalachian Trail

During our time in Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina, we went on the most glorious hike. I feel the need both to share this information and memorialize the path for myself so we can do it again at a later date. Hiking distances are longer than they appear on this map. A lot of … Continue reading Our adventures in Nantahala National Forest, part two: hiking Kinsey Creek Trail to the Appalachian Trail

Our adventures in Nantahala National Forest, part one: Standing Indian Campground

Exploring the AT at Rock Gap. We have had an extraordinary past two weeks playing around Georgia and the Carolinas. The first part of our trip was spent at Standing Indian Campground in Nantahala National Forest, at the headwaters of the Nantahala River, a river that is very popular for whitewater rafting. (Something to do … Continue reading Our adventures in Nantahala National Forest, part one: Standing Indian Campground