Dad of 4. Owner of @goldberrybooks. Host of Close Reads, Withywindle (for kids), The Daily Poem, and Bibliography pods. Editor of words and other stuff.

Concord, NC
Joined March 2009
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Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Tolstoy.
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Fun mail day.
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David Bowie was a genius artist and a deep thinker. In 1999, only 6 years after the birth of the worldwide web, Bowie spoke about the "unimaginable" effects of the Internet on society.
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“What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.” —Thomas Merton, ELECTED SILENCE
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my friends and all our dads listening to the laser tag employee give the instructions:
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This is literally the funniest thing I have seen in 2 years
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I mean, we really think this is true? We should probably do this to every president.
There has never before in history been a need to pump an American President's stomach for torn-up documents.
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RIP. McCullough had reached that rare air where he was both good AND popular to such a degree that people almost didn’t talk enough him enough.
Breaking News: David McCullough, the best-selling author and documentary narrator with a gift for exploring America’s past, has died at age 89. nyti.ms/3vQfnAR
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BREAKING: Dem bill raises taxes on small and mid-sized businesses. Any business that has PE in its capital structure is now considered a subsidiary of that firm and thus subject to 15% book tax. Sinema needs to remove herself from the bill.
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Replying to @dakern @MLB @MLBTV
We are in the “local market” for team that is 500+ miles away and doesn’t broadcast locally, but for which we would be regular fans, probably MLBTV subscribers. They’re shooting themselves in the foot, throwing money straight in the trash. I don’t get it.
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There are two things the Lord hates, yea, three are an abomination in his sight. The IRS, the TSA, and the MLB blackout rules.
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Angel Hernandez while filling out his application to be an umpire:
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the idea that @MLB games are blacked out on @MLBTV despite having no local option to watch a team is ABSURD. It's like stealing money.
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This is what twitter is for.
The existence of Chicago style pizza implies the existence of MLA style pizza
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Just gonna be re-tweeting stuff about Wendell Berry today, on his 88th birthday.
Replying to @austinkleon
In 2022, I’m thinking, “Yeah, a bicycle to wreck your mind.” It’s easy to be skeptical of all these claims about the computer now — so let’s hear from birthday boy Wendell Berry. In 1987, he published an essay in @Harpers called “Why I am Not Going To Buy A Computer.”
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“Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.” Happy Birthday to that irascible farmer poet, Wendell Berry.
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It would be difficult for me to overstate how excited I am for this on-screen reunion
Everything was fine yesterday. THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN A film by Martin McDonagh Starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson Only In Theaters
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