Author Archives: JordanCornblog

Walking in the Woods at Night

Coming home from work on an icy Tuesday evening, it’s so tempting to change into jammies and grab a book and a warm cup of tea. The darkness looks daunting and always, it holds the unknown. Yup, nearly every night … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the first anniversary of the murders at Parkland High School. In the twelve months since 2/14/18, there have been 1200 young people gunned down in this country. 1200. In a project titled Since Parkland, student reporters have refused … Continue reading

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My Fitbit Stopped Syncing (And I Couldn’t Find Peace)

Sadly, this title is true. It’s how I am about certain things. I notice a problem and I just can’t let it go until I have figured it out and fixed it. This, unfortunately, isn’t true of all things. For … Continue reading

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Two Challenging Steps I’m Thinking About

The first of the two came to my mind unbidden, though not for the first time, after seeing “If Beale Street Could Talk.” It has to do with football, a pastime about which I’m very conflicted. It’s easy enough to … Continue reading

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I Can’t Even…

Sadly, I ended up ‘watching’ about 15-20 minutes of the Trump debacle last night because I didn’t want to miss Stacy Abrams. Mostly I was on Twitter (rather than actually watching), and I thoroughly enjoyed some of the snarky comments. … Continue reading

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SOTU? STFU.

I am avoiding the SOTU, are you? Is there any need to watch the outrage of complacent, power-hungry GOP legislators applauding the blatant lies of the man who currently occupies the oval office? I feel outraged enough, every waking hour. … Continue reading

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Coyote Poop $#2

Yes, you could say I’m a one-trick pony. But you read the title and still you clicked, so I think you have to take some responsibility for your disappointment. This will probably be my last post about coyote poop, unless … Continue reading

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The Litigious Mrs. Drumpf

Melania won a settlement this weekend, in which “the British paper the Telegraph apologized and agreed to pay ‘substantial damages’ after retracting a story that claimed, among other unflattering things, the former model’s career had been struggling until she met … Continue reading

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Polar Vortex and Trump

So today in the Upper Midwest the projected high temps are going to be in the negative double-digits. Putting that in perspective, it’s warmer in Antarctica right now. And, as further sobering perspective, schools have been closed in a number … Continue reading

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Coyote Poop

The world is filled with amazing things, starting with this: It’s right in the middle of the trail we walk in the woods near our house. Coyote poop. I intended to get a photo of it yesterday. But then I … Continue reading

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