My Favorite Year

Today is “Leap Day,” that day in which we celebrate the failure of the earth to adequately synchronize its rotation and revolution cycles. Because if this, it takes us just a little more than a five hours more than exactly 365 days to get around the sun. This schedule sloppiness means that we have an … Continue reading My Favorite Year

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About That Statue…

Note: This statue has been moved. You can read a June 2016 update to this post  here. Just downriver from Eads Bridge in St. Louis, on the St. Louis riverfront, is a statue called The Captains' Return. It depicts the return of William Clark and Meriwether Lewis, along with their dog, Scout, from their famous … Continue reading About That Statue…

List: Top V Reasons I’m Rooting For The Giants In The Super Bowl

It's not really that I love the Giants: it's just that I don't hate them. As a sports fan (and I'm a pretty moderate version of a sports fan, let me tell you), you develop sometimes-irrational likes and hates. For instance, I really hate the Cubs when they're a threat to the Cardinals; the rest … Continue reading List: Top V Reasons I’m Rooting For The Giants In The Super Bowl