Anchoring Anthropology

Context Setting the anchor is a skill. It is a combination of knowledge, practice, and technology. Entire books have been written about anchoring. Petabytes of online discussion forums have been consumed by the topic. Hundreds of thousands of seadog-years have …

Perfect Vision

It’s a new year and a new decade. With 20/20 foresight here are our top 10 predictions: Psychiatrists will define a pathological fear of St. Nicholas as Claustrophobia. Orbiting NASA scientists working on zero gravity experiments will accidentally wipe out …

Piles of Too

Position: 36° 9′ 40”N 5° 20′ 53”W Hi Guys! Marlon here. Or should I say, Hola chicos – Marlon aqui! Things are going pretty well here in Spain. I’ve got to say, there are lots of dogs here and they …

Limericks

Position: 41° 47′ 37”N, 87° 34′ 51”W Back in June I mentioned my late father Kenneth’s love of humour and especially his love of limericks. At his memorial service in Chicago a couple of weeks ago I told one of …

Badlibs

To: Dean of (plural noun) Subject: College Application Essay Date: March 14, 2019 Dear (noun) or (noun), I’m (adverb) excited about applying to your college. My (plural noun) have been guiding (plural noun) all my life. They (adverb) (verb, past …