Let’s just round off at $15 million for the Reisz Mahal, and call it...

There'll be an open house next week to "celebrate" one of the most wasteful expenditures in recent civic memory, New Albany's shiny new city...

Fire in the hole: Labor Day in America should be May 1, anyway

Just a wee bit of clarity, then some music, and finally a benediction. The content herewith is derived from past posts at the NA...

Secular humanism would be a good antidote to religion — right, News and Tribune?

Apart from Friday afternoons each week when the News and Tribune treats us yet again to not one but two evangelical Christian guest columnists,...

Texas is the new Taliban, which of course is so very Christian theocratic America,...

I support safe, legal abortion access. Women should retain control over their own bodies and be trusted to make the right choice for themselves. Allow...

Sunday Summary for 29 August 2021, or, links to what I’ve been writing lately

Yes, I know, these updates haven’t been weekly, but every other week seems to serve the purpose well enough. The aim is unchanged: a Sunday...

Sara Havens: ‘Changing last-call hours is a knee-jerk reaction that’ll stifle Louisville bars”

It’s not right that an industry built into the fabric of our city must suffer because of several recent incidents. Unfortunately crime will continue...

The war in Afghanistan turned out like it did because of the way we...

It’s absolutely true, as well as inarguably tragic, that ordinary soldiers must die while trying to facilitate the conclusion of a mistake. It is...

GREEN MOUSE SAYS: Jason Applegate should run for State Senate

When this popped up on retiring State Senator Ron Grooms' feed, I couldn't help myself.           Of course the dedication went out to Kevin Boehnlein because...

Sunday Summary for 15 August 2021, or, links to what I’ve been writing lately

Yes, I know, these updates haven't been timely. Still, it is my aim to post a Sunday compendium of links here at the web site,...

The cars hiss by my window (and rev, snort, shift, fart and scream)

Every day on Spring Street in Nawbany, drivers race from one end of my city to the other, concerned only with their own pass-through convenience,...

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Diary for 19 September 2021: Your shrinking attention spans annoy me

If there is any one common denominator to help explain the ever bottoming nadir of daily life in the industrialized (and desperately sick) world,...

That’s much better. Cultural appropriation wasn’t ever necessary just to walk for tacos

Earlier today there was a "taco walk" in downtown New Albany. It seemed to go fairly well. I even helped a bit at the...

Sunday Summary for 12 September 2021, or, links to what I’ve been writing lately

I seem to have settled on biweekly writing updates, which serve the purpose well enough. The aim is unchanged: an every-other-Sunday compendium of links here...