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COVID Update

I volunteer on a local hospital board. They’re now at 100% capacity due to COVID. Making matters worse, scores of staff are sidelined due to exposure. I’ve had two young, healthy family members suffer through it. I know other folks who have been asymptomatic. I have emails from someone my age who died of it.…View post

Posts From the Box – Kevin McMullin

Even at my non-famous level (9 out of 10 times no one recognizes me at the Farm & Fleet) (and then half the time it’s a relative, neighbor, or Moose Country 106.7 listener), my calendar is such that I meet many, many thoughtful people in passing and simply cannot do justice to their kindnesses or…View post

Welcome Montaigne Podcast Folks

If you’re here thanks to “The Good Life” podcast, welcome. More on the Montaigne book here (paperback here, see lefthand column for audio and ebook versions). More on Population 485 here (see lefthand column for audio and ebook versions). For the rest of Mike’s books (including his two latest: Million Billion and Peaceful Persistence), please visit…View post

Michael Perry: Don’t overlook the heavy lifting

Every week the Wisconsin State Journal runs “Roughneck Grace,” a weekly column written by Mike (many of the columns will be adapted from Mike’s Tent Show Radio monologues). This week’s column ‘Michael Perry: Don’t overlook the heavy lifting‘ can be seen online here.

Montaigne Podcast

This was a most enjoyable conversation with a host who was thoughtful, engaged, and prepared. We discussed the books Montaigne in Barn Boots, Population 485, and more: Why we see ourselves in Montaigne when we read The Essays How Montaigne shares his curiosity about the world with us How Montaigne can help us survive in…View post