Ruffin It

Can I Serve You a Drink?

Can I Serve You a Drink?

Every now and again, I like to remind readers — and myself — that I actually used to live in Augusta. It was not what I’d call recently, and the version of me that lived there then could have barely been called the beta to the full release that is present me, but still, it’s read more

Cruz Control

Cruz Control

As I write this, it is 28 degrees here in Madison, Wisconsin, and three to four inches of snow blanket the ground from here on outward to Fitchburg and Spring Green. It’s a weather report — and sentiment — that might be applicable here at least 75 percent of the year, but this latest snowfall read more

Just Ignore the Class War

Just Ignore the Class War

The recent shooting of Tony Robinson here in Madison hit close to home, literally. I live less than six miles from Williamson Street where the incident took place; my wife’s parents, less than three. I’ve been over to that side of town many, many times: to go shopping at the co-op, to eat dinner at read more