Field Research on Male Menopause and Red Trucks--Jun 26

Field Research on Male Menopause and Red Trucks

A few months ago, I had a slight increase in my quality of life.  We bought a pickup truck for the farm.  A bright red pickup truck.  It’s not new.  In fact it’s twenty years old.  But I’ve never owned a truck before and because of its age, it’s a real truck with none of… Continue reading Field Research on Male Menopause and Red Trucks

Art For Art's Sake?--Jun 11

Art For Art’s Sake?

A few years ago, the University of Auckland changed the name of its Department of Fine Arts to The National Institute for the Creative Arts and Industries.  The Institute includes things like music, art, dance and architecture. I remember talking to some people at the time and being the only person who didn’t think that… Continue reading Art For Art’s Sake?

Another Banner Year!--Jun 8

Another Banner Year!

It’s my favorite time of year.  The Social Security administration in the US has released its annual list of baby names and we get a glimpse into the psyche of people who are filling the world with the future generations.  And this year things are crazier than ever! You would think that people would be… Continue reading Another Banner Year!