Back alley village mail dealings

There is that general, “Well, shit” feeling when you arrive home and find you missed a package delivery from the post office. There are in fact no words in the English language that can truly surmise this feeling if you live within the 94109 zip code of San Francisco as it means that you need … Continue reading "Back alley village mail dealings"... >>

The 2017 #21D Catalan elections

For those who haven’t been keeping up on the issues in Catalunya, the point we’re at now is that there is a regional election tomorrow on the 21st–oddly enough Winter Solstice and the shortest day of the year. I suppose we can say that it will only get brighter from this point on but that’s … Continue reading "The 2017 #21D Catalan elections"... >>

The Final Move

Owning a home is one of those “American Dream” kind of things. Like medium-rare BBQ steak, winning the lottery, or having a functioning government that’s not full of demagogues who… wait, wait, breathe… Sorry. A year later and it I still get asthmatic about the situations in the US, UK, Spain, and who knows where … Continue reading "The Final Move"... >>

Ara és ara. Now is now.

“Aprofiteu perquè tot el que feu ara cagar, follar, morir, solucionar una equació o omplir una banyera de ciment, serà en una república!” “Take note because everything you do now whether crap, screw, die, solve a mathematics equation, or fill up a cement tub, will be in a republic!” As tweeted For those who have … Continue reading "Ara és ara. Now is now."... >>

A foreigner in a voting rebellion

Sadly, the self-determination of a people is not often decided via democracy. Sure, there are exceptions but for every Norway-Sweden, Serbia-Montenegro, or Czech Republic-Slovakia break up decided by vote, there’s a Former Yugoslavia, Sudan, Israel, and I don’t know how many other independence or state-forming movements that were the result of outright war, not a … Continue reading "A foreigner in a voting rebellion"... >>