Notes from the Digital World

In another, seemingly unrelated area of my life, I’m a WordPress developer and Python programmer. Together with three friends–Dave Thomson, Mo Devereaux, and Andy Groat–I’ve launched a new business, called The TenderHood. The TenderHood is built for UK-based SMEs (small to medium enterprises) who are interested in selling to the public sector. It’s the first …

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Seneca on Revenge

The Great Books Program at St. John's College. A post shared by Johnnie Quote (@johnniequote) on Sep 11, 2017 at 9:51am PDT

Portal to dark clouds


Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending my favourite kind of wedding–the kind where two distinct cultures merge.

How Donald Trump Made Me Into A Feminist

Women’s rights matter more than anything right now. We need women in leadership roles, and we need to raise girls who are ready to take those roles on. We need to raise boys who understand that rape culture is real, and the more casually it is presented, the more insidious it becomes. My proof? Donald Trump is president.

Throwback: the most original present ever.

[et_pb_section fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” admin_label=”Section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] In April of 2001, I made a trip to the HarperCollins warehouse in Scranton, PA. I was in the midst of a book tour, and since I was in the neighborhood, someone from the warehouse called and asked me if I would come …

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