“…to promote the general welfare…”

It started when I shared the above meme on my Facebook page. A Facebook friend I knew in high school voiced his objection to wearing masks during this pandemic. He stated that mask wearing would be forced on Americans by law. I suggested (as the title of this blog also suggests) the enforcement of maskContinue reading ““…to promote the general welfare…””

dimland radio 11-21-20 show notes

A Dimland Radio Pedantic Moment: Jeopardy’s 3 Way Tie For Last It was sad news learning of Alex Trebek’s death, but it was also weirdly ironic that his death came just days after actor Sean Connery died. The two men are inextricably linked by a popular series of Saturday Night Live skits that parodied theContinue reading “dimland radio 11-21-20 show notes”

dimland radio 8-22-20 show notes

Can’t Pretend That Growing Older Never Hurts Part Two I gave an update to my mom’s medical challenges. The doctors determined she needed a pacemaker and they installed it last Wednesday. She got home Friday. I wish I could say that she was well on the road to being herself again. This morning I gotContinue reading “dimland radio 8-22-20 show notes”

dimland radio 8-1-20 show notes

Planes Crash A Lot I start the show making a couple clarifications to some of what I talked about last week. First I wanted to make sure that I explained the gotcha the YouTuber thought she had when she discovered the all 900 of the three-digit numbers come up in a Google search of newContinue reading “dimland radio 8-1-20 show notes”

dimland radio 7-18-20 show notes

Just Wear A Mask It’s become my mantra on social media lately. I keep seeing anti-mask nonsense being shared and my respond has been to simply write “just wear a mask” in the comments. There may be subtler, kinder, and more nuanced ways of influencing the anti-maskers, but I’m not sure those methods would workContinue reading “dimland radio 7-18-20 show notes”