52 Things I've Learned
Siftings
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Endings
Oct
25
Endings
Update: If your pitcher has shut down the strongest hitting team in the league through six innings, you let him keep going if someone reaches first base.     There’s your October surprise.  The Los Angeles Dodgers, with their $107 million payroll, lose Game 4 of the World Series to the 189th best...
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Shedding Layers
Sep
11
Shedding Layers
In the office before the sun touches the Pacific.  The State has two questions about the homeless grant and I want the answers - good answers - to be the first thing they see in the morning.  Not to read too much into the questions but, if those are their only remaining questions, there might be...
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System of an Up
Aug
23
System of an Up
Near midnight, arrive in the One-ga-low kitchen from City Hall after a Council meeting.  Though many thought it impossible, the Zoom meetings have made them longer.  Gonna have a cookie.  Flip on the light and my current nemesis scatter from the countertop.  Ants, so make that nemesi.  I have a...
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