We were the last journalists in Mariupol. Now there are none.
We are still flooded by messages from people wanting to learn the fate of loved ones we photographed and filmed.
Considering Options in Ukraine, me at Providence Journal. I’ll post a TLDR thread later.
For those following me here on the blog or via micro.blog, just a note that I’ve been on Twitter of late sharing articles and my thoughts on Ukraine. If you’re interested in that, you can find me there.
When geopolitics hits home: Just saw a gas station up it’s price 7¢ on the marquee as I was driving by.
Mark Tooley has it about right:
So maybe Putin’s overreach in Ukraine will ultimately destroy him. But if so, it may take years to see that destruction. The United States should be persistent, patient, and confident.
It seems that the war has started. A lot will remain in flux in the coming hours and days. Keep that in mind as you read the news. My general approach will be to read widely, repost cautiously.
The audacity of a school administrator trying to end run around parents who, respectively, have a PhD and an MSW and who know the rules at least as well as they do is something. I don’t know if I’m appalled at the behavior or impressed at the bravado.
As a general rule, real estate agents randomly texting folks at 9:30pm on a weekend asking if his house is for sale is not an effective strategy of cold calling potential leads.
Earlier in the week, I posted on what apps and subscriptions I have currently, going into 2022. I thought it was helpful to clarify for myself where my financial commitments were going. Even free apps will use data—either data that I pay for, or data that I create in using it—or my time, both of which have financial implications. I thought, therefore, it might also be helpful for me to sketch out what I am consuming in RSS right now.
A year ago was a rough day for Americans. I wrote this shortly after, and I’d like to think it holds up.