Author Archives: Jason

On “Rights”

We are a nation founded upon the principle — among others — of unalienable rights. The Declaration of Independence boldly speaks of truths that are “self-evident”, that everyone — men, women, children — is created equally. This verb choice leads … Continue reading

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2019 MLB Hall of Fame Vote

The National Baseball Hall of Fame will welcome a few more members into its ranks today. With the announcement set for a few hours from now, here is my analysis of this year’s crop of candidates. The Shoo-ins With half … Continue reading

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New Year Meanderings

It’s January 18th and I’ve yet to make a blog post in 2019. But there’s also this: it’s January 18th and a guy in my neighborhood still has his Christmas lights up. And on. Like, a bunch of them. Every … Continue reading

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Best Books of 2018

Each year, I set a goal to read 52 books — one book per week for the entire year. I usually fall short of the goal — I think 2011 was the last year I hit the mark. For point … Continue reading

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An Enchanted Christmas

Don’t be fooled by the sentimentality of this season: the birth of the child is an act of war. Continue reading

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Brene Brown’s “Dare to Lead”

A great quote from Brene Brown’s latest book on leadership, Dare to Lead.

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Best Songs of 2018

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post, here is a playlist of my favorite songs of 2018. You should especially check out “Fever Pitch” by Rainbow Kitten Surprise (yes, that’s a real band name). Also, let me know if you get … Continue reading

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