Pothole Prairie

Why do they not carry umbrellas in Seattle?

Very few people in Seattle carry an umbrella. It’s true. Read more

Chicago sure has a strong gravitational pull

It takes about six hours to drive from Chicago to Albert Lea. It takes a little longer if the gravity of Chicago is stronger than ... Read more

On zombies, Zimmerman and Marion Ross

Thoughts from Monday morning: Read more

Modern cars still retain stagecoach terms

The words used in describing automobiles have interesting connections to the pre-motorized world of buggies, wagons and stagecoaches. Let’s explore some of them. Read more