De-Platform Yourself

A new phenomenon in the Internet age is that of “deplatforming” in which a person, organization, or movement gets booted off of an online platform. Sometimes de-platforming happens for good reasons (a bank refusing to serve a drug cartel). Sometimes […]

Be a Trail Tourist

What do you see when you visit a new city, state, or country? Restaurants, monuments, shows, museums, and parks are all worthy places for your time. But what about the nature? Most of the time our idea of tourism keeps […]

In Praise of House Concerts

Tonight I got to attend my first house concert, and it was glorious. Where else can you watch a talented musician from the comfort of a plush chair (with snacks)? Where else can you cuddle with a dog while you […]