Plane Silly

Plane Silly 1 So we’re flying the jets back to base after a cross country and things are going fine except the captain is getting all bent out of shape because I’m flying with my knees and taking pictures out the window. What’s the big deal. I’m at least three feet from his precious plane. Not even close. But he “orders” me, so I go … Continue reading Plane Silly

Football and Philosophy

Football and Philosophy 1 There was a feature story in this Sunday’s New York Times Magazine about the philosophy department at Auburn University. Yes, I said the philosophy department at Auburn University. The man responsible for turning the department into one of the best in the country is Kelly Jolley. Described here by Jonathan Mahler. At 42, he is a bear of a man with … Continue reading Football and Philosophy