Archive for April, 2010

We keep hearing pundits lamenting how the economy is hurting the “middle class”.  But how often do we stop and think what exactly does “middle class” mean?  Do you define it by type of job?  Lifestyle?  Income?  Or maybe the Supreme Court’s obscenity test (I know it when I see it)? Maybe we look at […]


I have a strange fascination with a certain traffic control device that I have seen popping up more and more around the Twin Cities.  The Roundabout! My family looks at me strangely everytime we see one.  I get kind of excited, especially if we have to make a left turn through the roundabout–you get to […]