If what they say about the rain at the end of the year’s first quarter is true, we here in southeast Texas are going to be lousy with buds and blooms any time now. It has been a day better spent inside in thoughtful contemplation: there’s still the whole COVID-19 thing but it feels like it’s getting better, and still disagreement about whether to get vaccinated or not (just do it; I did) which then forks off into another look at the drama of the American political dichotomy, coming along right as the new president passes a milestone day in office.
Yeah, not gonna do it.
Unless…unless I could get someone else to do the hard work. Someone funny; someone Canadian; someone with a YouTube series I could share with you for free. Yeah, then I’d do it…I mean, do this:
I say it’s worth subscribing—he doesn’t publish too frequently so you don’t burn out, his pieces are short, and to my mind invariably funny.
Now, while getting this set up I had one of those great ideas I sometimes get…just seconds before I forget why I thought it was such a great idea. In this case I had a very specific connection from Casually Explained to a particular Tom Lehrer song, right up until I couldn’t remember which song it was. So now, before I get lost online listening to Tom Lehrer songs, here’s one for you to enjoy…