No Image

Ski Seasoning

In an ideal season, our local ski mountains open the weekend after Thanksgiving. These last few winters have been less than ideal: two years ago, we didn’t get decent conditions...
Read More
No Image

Economic Cuts

Do any British readers remember the ads the Economist magazine used to place in the tube stations, across from the platforms, about how their writers were trained to live up...
Read More
No Image

Why I Store Wine

What with editing down my book, and the climax of the long-distance running season, I have not had much time to much wine of late… But what I have decided...
Read More
No Image

The Levittown Effect

Now that the historic American Presidential election is over, there are some words and terms I hope to never hear again. “Sarah Palin” is one of them, but it doesn’t...
Read More
No Image

Counting All The Possibilities: David Byrne in Albany

1) The election result is still sinking in Wednesday evening, when I set off with the wife on the comfortable 60-mile journey to Albany. But though I’ve been given directions,...
Read More
No Image

The election by the numbers

Indulge me for doing this. I was one of those kids who averaged out football attendances every week! (Figures based on reported numbers from Board of Ulster County elections, uselectionatlas.org...
Read More
No Image

“Our country has a black president. how about yours?”

Suitably so, given that he’s provided so much of our election coverage at the Fletcher household, it was Jon Stewart who informed us that Barack Obama was the next President...
Read More
No Image

Proud To Be An American Citizen

...
Read More

Archives

Calendar of posts

February 2018
M T W T F S S
« Dec    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728