Guns or gut?

The Joe Rogan Experience was pretty terrifying this morning. He had author Chris Kresser on talking about the health perils of our country. He cited a CDC report that stated more than 100 million U.S. adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes. Kresser said that with the cost of treating diabetes and other ailments caused…

Ignore the score

By Jeff Lund | For the Capital City Weekly Every Wednesday, the male contingent of the English department at my old high school in California would meet at a local golf course for nine rounds of horrible golf. There was a really nice course in town, but we felt the one filled with gopher holes that…

No idea what’s coming, and that’s fine

By Jeff Lund | For the Capital City Weekly One of the proudest moments of my teaching career happened recently, when a student needed to borrow a book I gave her freshman year for her senior quote. She said I had given her the book to read because she had finished her work and in it…

Speaking out by pushing up

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska – Upstairs in what used to be the Nintendo room of my childhood home is an old wooden piece of luggage. In it are relics of a period of American History that’s been so fictionalized, I doubt if any kid today really understands the gravity. I sure couldn’t, but at least I…

Control what you can

I used to be really good at convincing myself I was a fly rod away from happiness. If it wasn’t a fly rod, or some other piece of outdoor equipment, it was a location that was more conducive to what I loved to do for fun. A friend reminded me that it wasn’t a location’s…