The Daily: 25 March 2023

The pleasures of the rich are acquired by the tears of the poor. Wealth is concentrated by human labor; usually one people produce labor, and others concentrate it. This is called the 'division of labor' by contemporary wise people. — Tolstoy in his Calendar of Wisdom for 19 March Those who own land in amounts… Continue reading The Daily: 25 March 2023

The Daily: 8 March 2023

Women in Agriculture Thoughts on Food Production for International Women's Day We regularly hear about the gender wage gap. We know about glass ceilings and barriers to advancement. We wring our hands over leadership roles filled mainly by men. These are all vital concerns. But today I’d like to address a disparity that doesn’t get… Continue reading The Daily: 8 March 2023

The Daily: 6 March 2023

There was another interruption to connectivity on Thursday. This is becoming annoying. This time, I was finishing up email for the evening and found that nothing was going through. Fortunately, I'd gotten the essential stuff done already (my new hobby is filling out tedious job applications...). But no posting of this blog happened. I then… Continue reading The Daily: 6 March 2023

The Daily: 21 February 2023

Mardi Gras Means Pancakes... I briefly considered writing about Mardi Gras today, but I just don’t like it enough. I am not a Carnival person. I don’t like the noise, the crowds, the mess, the stink. I hate feeling inebriated and I simply can’t tolerate drunk people. I have no use for plastic beads. And… Continue reading The Daily: 21 February 2023