The Column of Disquiet – My Neighbor the Garbage Person

By Kevin Krein | July 11, 2017 |

Our neighbor cares about his yard more than I am capable of caring about anything in this world.

The Ridiculous Notion of Pride and Equality

By Rich Larson | July 11, 2017 |

It’s like saying I support your right to live as a woman, or a man, or as a person of color, or as a Texan. I might as well be saying I support your right to wear a green shirt.

The Tip Your Bartender Manifesto

By Rich Larson | July 11, 2017 |

Nobody working behind a bar or serving you cocktails thinks the work they do is worth $8 an hour. It’s hard damn work. It’s long, long hours spent on your feet almost the whole time. Breaks can be hard to come by, especially when the place gets busy. And the person behind that bar is a skilled worker. There’s a lot more to the job than filling your glass with beer.

Dancing About Architecture – The Warmup

By Daniel G. Moir | July 11, 2017 |

Pop is NOT a dirty word. Remember, in his time, Mozart was the Pop Music of the day.

The Column of Disquiet: Ants Marching

By Kevin Krein | July 11, 2017 |

I have had it with these motherfucking ants in this motherfucking house

The Bully President

By Rich Larson | July 11, 2017 |

We don’t have a President so much as we have a Don. He’s the guy in charge, without question. He wants to rule with an iron fist. He’s that guy at a barbecue who drinks way too much and talks way too loud.

Hey Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

By Rich Larson | June 25, 2017 |
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Asking for money is gross. It’s uncomfortable, awkward, demeaning, embarrassing, and anxiety-producing. It is decidedly un-Minnesotan. If you are insulted by this post, I completely understand, and I hope we can still be friends.

It’s Not What You Think

By Rich Larson | June 25, 2017 |
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This could have been any of us. And brothers and sisters, if it’s you, don’t mess around with it. Please find some help.

I’m What?

By Rich Larson | June 24, 2017 |

What do you mean you’re taking my dream job away from me?

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