I’ve edited the links on the left-hand side of this page. I’ve removed some superfluous stuff and added some new blogs. They are: —Baseball Musings, the title of which speaks for itself; —Jim Henley‘s Weblog, which covers politics and culture; –Reason Magazine’s Hit & Run Weblog;–Josh Marshall’s Talking Points Memo, in which he reflects on […]

Back in the Land of Formidable Plumbing

The differences between life in Ecuador and life in the United States are myriad. Different languages, different customs, different food, different people. But for me, transitioning back to living in The US-of-A ineluctably boils down to one thing: You can flush your toilet paper here in America. In Ecuador, the plumbing is chronically weak, so […]