JWDailies 05-25-2021

Song of the day: “Long Wide Open Road” by Darrell Scott. Poem of the day: “Stove” by Philip Booth. Fact of the day: In economics, a culture of “debate through tweets” has replaced “debate through books.” I think this is true in everything, and it’s not a good thing. Learned on thing today: We want … Read more

JWDailies 03-10-2021

Song of the day: “Crimson Dragon Tattoo” by Ray Wylie Hubbard. Poem of the day: “To the Wissahiccon” by Fanny Kemble. Fact of the day: Some things become keystones of life, without which all else would collapse. Like Microsoft Excel. Learned one thing today: An interesting essay excerpted from a new book on self-deception and … Read more

Why This Blog

This is a personal blog. So it is about my personal interests and ideas. But there is an underlying theme here. I want to explore stories and what they mean to our lives. I believe that narrative trumps data every time. In other words, it’s narrative first, then data, every time. It is the power … Read more