2020 Bibliopathy Report

I have a problem. It’s books. I acquire them armloads at a time. Many go unread for years. They are insulating the house, I think. To this and other rationalizations, my wife, Amy, rolls her eyes, but she’s got a bad case of bibliopathy herself. She just hides it with e-books and library checkouts. We […]

Municipalization

Most restaurants in the Portland metro have shut their doors because of COVID-19. Those that remain have cut back on service. Some have laid off staff entirely and have expressed no plans to reopen.  To prevent this cannibalization of the daily lunch fare, I suggest we take a page from the federal and state playbooks […]