Archive for November, 2014

Annapolis: The Sailing Capital?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

I moved recently to Annapolis, settling into a house on the Left Bank of Spa Creek, in the heart of the Maritime Republic of Eastport, on the seditious side of the self-declared “Sailing Capital of the U.S.”
I couldn’t be happier: I took the water taxi to the U.S. Boatshows, walked to the victorious end [...]

“Democalypse” or “Ass-Whuppin’?”

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Jon Stewart and W. Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, respectively, were both right. The biggest debate in the wake of Tuesday’s Republican victory was what to call it: a wave, a sweep, a tsunami, whatever.
Call it what you will, it was impressive: seven, possibly eight Senate seats, (twice the post-WorldWar II average for a President’s party [...]