“EXPERIENCE IS A GOOD SCHOOL. BUT THE FEES ARE HIGH”

Want to listen to today's blog post? Hear it here. Heinrich Heine said that when fees to attend Harvard in the mid-1800s were $250 and not the $48,000 they are today. He didn’t mean that kind of school, of course, though in America…

Weekend Reading Doesn’t Mean Weakened Reading

Want to listen to today's blog post? Hear it here. Today’s blog is to brain food what eggs benedict is to weekends: great-tasting, highly socializing and not great for your arteries. But hey, try these tidbits and see how they fill…

RamsayWrites – Weekends Weren’t Always Weekends

Want to listen to today's blog post? Hear it here. Until the late 1800s, people worked six days a week, with Sunday their day of rest -- and in many places, church. The idea of a weekend as two very different days “in which we…

Omnium-Gatherum – Oh Gee!

Want to listen to today's blog post? Hear it here. I used to write these Omnium-Gatherum (OG) blog posts every month, with 8 to 10 brief items to lead you down the rabbit hole. Now, they’ll land every week, a mark of how much strange…