Giving up the delusion of control helps. Driving cross country is a great way to see the US of A in all its variation. And there’s more than one way to do it. East-west comes to mind first, and there’s the northern tier states, the southern tier, and the middle. Then there’s north-south—east coast, westContinue reading “Stress makes it hard to think”
We’re not so different. New Englanders think Southerns are all the same. And Southerns think Yankees are all the same. So I guess we’re even. Or maybe we’re more alike than we think. I’m a Maine Yankee, even though I don’t sound like one. People are skeptical when I say I’m from coastal Maine. NoContinue reading “Of Crackers & Yankees”
I just moved to Arizona to start a new job. Seeing America from the interstate won’t give you a complete picture of our land and its people. But it does give you one side of it. Day 1: Maine to Pennsylvania The northeast has an excess of idiot drivers. I mean tailgaters, people who drive 80Continue reading “Driving from Maine to Arizona”
March 20, 2016
Spring is almost here But not quite
Portland, Maine off Ocean Ave.
Taken somewhere behind Ocean Ave (between St. Pius & Cheverus) in Portland, Maine.
Johnny Depp is a great actor. Though I think Harrison Ford is an awesome guy too, pretty much he plays the same character is every movie. Stoic. Taciturn. Self-interested. But Johnny Depp plays a wide range of characters. In Black Mass, Depp is Boston gangster Whitey Bulger. Though a Kentucky native, Depp nails the SouthieContinue reading “Black Mass: A Sort of Movie Review (Kinda)”