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 01-27-2021

Song of the day: “Looking for Lot 49” by the Jazz Butcher. A rockabilly ode to Thomas Pynchon’s sophomore novel. Poem of the day: “Sonnet for speech too soft & you who’ve yet to choose a name” by Sam Rush. Fact of the day: Narratives matter. Narratives of loss send us backwards, as this tale … 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