I don’t really like talking a lot about football or politics. Not these days, when it seems like no one is listening. Whenever I enter a discussion with someone about … Continue reading Football and Politics
Tomorrow the 100th season of NFL Football begins. Technically. The “NFL” brand came later, but the league that evolved into the NFL first started crunching on the gridiron in 1920 … Continue reading 100 Years (and Counting)
Hey All! Just a quick note to let you know that I finally put together one of those “About” pages here on the new TBT. I had a snazzy one … Continue reading All About Tom
Oh, nothing much. I finally built that patio inside the gate, out of pavers. The dogs love it. That area right there is where the dogs come in and out … Continue reading What Have You Been Up To?
Of late I’ve had occasion to dig into several interpretations of democracy. Books, articles, arguments, that sort of thing. How democracies were formed, how they die, and what it takes … Continue reading A More Perfect Union
It is hard not to be discouraged by the news. In something like 16 hours we had two mass shootings over the weekend, one in El Paso and one in … Continue reading On Bearing Arms
Hi, I’m Tom, and I’m a blogaholic. It’s been 16 days since my last blog. Seriously, though, there is no excuse or reason for my sudden absence. No one is … Continue reading Circumspect Old Sphere