After an evening speaking engagement, I stopped at a gas station and bought the drink pictured above. During the short drive home, I drank about half of it. Parked the van in the garage and left the beverage in the cupholder. The next day I was up early to speak at a local school. When I finished doing…View post
A while back I filmed a piece with my friends from Wisconsin Public Television (I say a while back because those pigs are no longer extant and you will also note that my report on the spring weather doesn’t quite match up) and it aired Monday. I had some internet issues that prevented me from posting,…View post
Just got a note from the folks at Public Radio Exchange reporting that the Tent Show Radio episode featuring Gaelic Storm and Mike’s monologue on why he listens to Bloomberg Business News while feeding the pigs was the the #5 most listened to piece (out of 21,537 pieces) of 2012. You can listen to the…View post
As a guy who wrote an entire book based on his mechanical ineptitude, I take inordinate joy in even the smallest garage-based victory. My plow truck has refused to move for about a week now. This morning I fixed the problem. I used only one tool: Postcript: In the interest of full disclosure, my exultant…View post
Boy, if writing is plowing, I’m dragging a one-bottom with dull coulters.* *Technically a one-bottom would only have one coulter, but plural rolls more nicely off the tongue, rather proving my point.