Archive for May, 2009

Learn from Your Successes

Posted May 31, 2009 By Dave Thomer

This is the sort of story that drives me a little bit crazy, because my natural impulse to believe that people have reasonable explanations for their decisions runs headlong into my inability to imagine what those reasonable explanations are. Philadelphia has been running a program for years where if a school has a large population […]

Hitting the Sauce and Cutting the Vinegar

Posted May 19, 2009 By Dave Thomer

I have been trying to develop/find a good barbecue sauce for pulled pork and barbecued brisket for a while now – the thinker sauce that I use to glaze chicken can overwhelm the meat when I want a BBQ sandwich. Tradition appears to call for a vinegar sauce, but I am easily overpowered by the […]

In Which Dave Misses the Point of the Whole Election

Posted May 17, 2009 By Dave Thomer

I haven’t just been AWOL from blogging for the last few months – I’ve been pretty quiet on the political activism front as well. I sort of took the opportunity of the election being over to say, “OK, I’ve done my hours of data entry – you go ahead and take the whole Oval Office […]