Comment Spam

I just deleted a ton of *#$%@! spam comments from this here weblog. Who do these @%#&$%’s think they are? Why are they trying to advertise junk products on my website? The free market in action: Shift costs to someone else. Sell people things they don’t need. Assume that laws define moral and ethical and […]

What You Can’t Say

Paul Graham: This essay is about heresy: how to think forbidden thoughts, and what to do with them. The latter was till recently something only a small elite had to think about. Now we all have to, because the Web has made us all publishers. [….] The trouble with keeping your thoughts secret, though, is […]

News Update From World Coop

It’s been a busy two weeks for me as regards Co-ops. Last Saturday, January 31, our co-op held a board and management retreat. We invited the Brattleboro Food Co-op Board President up to participate. Yesterday, February 7, the Brattleboro Food Co-op held a board retreat, and invited the general manger and board presidents from five […]

The Kindness of Neighbors

We live in the woods of northern NH. The kindness of our neighbors continues to amaze me. A couple of weeks ago it was 26 degrees below zero (F). Our car died on the side of the road. Almost immediately someone stopped and gave us a ride up the road to borrow a car. Later […]