S6E4: If Your Phone’s Not Ringing, It’s Me

Do unexpected calls on your smart phone send you into panic mode? Should people text before calling? Do you hate text messages too? Is AI the end of the world as we know it? Stan discusses these pressing issues and more, including this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners, the travails of our beloved Braves, and theContinue Reading »

The Second Time is Never the Charm

President Joe Biden announced last week that he will seek a second term. For some, the power of the presidency is irresistible. Almost no one walks away voluntarily from seeking a second term. Lyndon Johnson was the last man who did in 1968, but only after Vietnam and domestic unrest combined to nearly destroy hisContinue Reading »

The Watchman’s Gone

“Does anyone know where the love of God goes when the waves turn the minutes to hours?” Gordon Lightfoot died on Monday, May 1, a transcendent singer and songwriter and one of the most talented and iconic musicians in the second half of the 20th century. I have loved his music from the moment IContinue Reading »

The Freshest Advices, April 6, 2023

Item: Play Ball: It’s April, and Major League Baseball has returned, complete with a pitch clock, larger bases, and other rule changes designed either to speed up the game or otherwise make it more exciting for the casual fan. So far our beloved Braves are off to a very hot start and look better thanContinue Reading »

“A Special Place,” by Dorothy Quick

God has a special place for still-born things, The things that never were and should have been; The little songs no singer ever sings, The beauty of a picture hung unseen, A noble heart that loved with no return, And deeds well meant which somehow turned out ill, A lovely flame that vainly tried toContinue Reading »