I'm too happy to concentrate on writing the blog post that will eventually appear here, but I wanted plant a flag in this place and time. Happiness in the fourteenth year of marriage, eleventh of parenthood, and at middle age is very different and much more oaken than a teenage romance flick, and much better.
Here's my question. Is it important to receive credit for an idea if it manages to make it out into the real world? Should you care if no one knows it was your idea? On one hand, there's a certain power in not caring about credit. On the other, not taking credit means that you're … Continue reading On Receiving Credit
It occurred to me a couple of nights ago to write a column for the newspaper, so I did. And the Green Bay Press-Gazette will be running it on Sunday. I've done this a couple of times over the past few years (I need to send them a better photo). Recently Anthem Blue Cross Blue … Continue reading Why the Self-Employed (Even Conservatives) in Wisconsin Should Get Behind BadgerCare for All
Some years ago I became interested in the potential of anaglyphs to do more than just represent three dimensional space, this was a short lived interest. Among other things, I made a triptych of a friend layered so that viewed through the anaglyphic glasses he appears calm through one eye and enraged through the other. Except instead of enraged, … Continue reading On Dutch Seventh Day Adventists Publishing My Photograph