2019-01-19: People who didn’t grow up speaking English usually try to...

2019-01-13: My neighbor across the street is shoveling snow off his...

2018-12-31: Working on my New Year’s Resolution. So far, I’ve got,...

2018-12-25: Rest ye merry, everyone!

2018-12-22: Decision Matrix  Moves Doesn't Should move No Problem  WD-40 Shouldn't Duct Tape  No Problem 

2018-12-22: Which is the best idea? Wheeling, West Virginia Licking, Missouri...

2018-12-22: Reverse list test #2: 3. Use HTML pre tag 2....

2018-12-21: Trying again. This line starts with a “4” because the...

2018-12-20: Leaderboard: most boring pop lyrics of all time. 🎶 “So...

2018-12-20: Oh please, just stop.

2018-12-16: Could someone please invent a wine basket for the outside...

2018-12-16: Bleg 📚 I recall reading a science-fiction story (1970’s?) about...

2018-12-10: Now my dream is in reach. I can set up...

2018-12-04: The plan is to surreptitiously replace all the shopping-mall Christmas...

2018-12-03: “Grading on the steep curve by which he is judged…”...

2018-12-03: Enthusiasm for John Crowley’s Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin...

2018-11-30: The better your paper-shredder is, the harder it is to...

2018-11-29: Looked up “gammon” in the OED. “1601 P. Holland tr....

2018-11-27: For some reason, this post from my blog gets hits...

2018-11-27: Graphical representation of how the Inklings influenced each other. www.idiosophy.com/2018/11/f…...

2018-11-26: Today a woman in a niqab told me how much...

2018-11-24: I had a tweet go viral last week. It was...

2018-11-24: Blue jays foraging in the cornfield after the harvester went...

2018-11-23: Gave the cat a bath. Initial assault repelled with heavy...

2018-11-20: TIL the Russians have a version of the polka that’s...

2018-11-18: The rain gauge had a pint of water in it,...

2018-11-16: Telling academia.edu that I’m a physicist was a mistake. Now...

2018-11-15: I feel a chill when someone calls the head of...

2018-11-15: Yesterday I met a woman named “Selene” who married a...

2018-11-12: Remembering a French perspective on Henry V. www.idiosophy.com/2018/11/w…

2018-11-04: Today on the farm It was just before sunset. A red fox with an...

2018-11-02: A brief note about ownership in Tolkien, with respect to...

2018-11-02: A brief note about ownership in Tolkien, with respect to...

2018-10-27: Unicorns at the Musée de Moyen Age. www.idiosophy.com/2018/10/c…

2018-10-14: Met a staffordshire bull terrier named “LOL” today. The name...

2018-10-11: Let the record show that I have successfully repaired a...

2018-10-02: How the use of the word “mighty” changed between the...

2018-09-30: iOS Screen Time says the time I spend on stackexchange...

2018-09-25: Digging one word out of Tolkien www.idiosophy.com/2018/09/t…

2018-09-25: It’s document review season. I find that the best way...

2018-09-22: For Tolkien Reading Day. www.idiosophy.com/2018/09/t…

2018-09-19: This isn’t really the age of Big Data. It’s the...

2018-09-16: Japanese hops are the plant equivalent of Godzilla

2018-09-14: I’m keeping my iPhone 5 alive because the newer models...

2018-09-11: With a hurricane bearing down on us, the iPod chose...

2018-09-11: TIL that the generic term in French for birthers, truthers,...

2018-09-09: ¯_(ツ)_/¯ says Pompeo Batoni

2018-09-09: Long ago I told Siri to talk to me in...

2018-09-09: Didn’t get many potatoes from the garden this year, but...

2018-09-05: The exact moment the Jabberwock attacked. (Thanks to http://emilyaustindesign.com for...

2018-09-04: Trying to figure out how backstabbing can go both ways....

2018-09-02: “J’ai refait tous les calculs… notre idée est irréalisable. Il...

2018-09-01: Somewhere along the line, I got the idea that if...

2018-04-12: Today, 12 April, I responded to a blog post written...

2018-04-11: The striking teachers outside the Oklahoma State Capitol have a...