Sky's the Limit

Skylar Baker-Jordan
The thoughts and obvservations of a gay American socialist who loves the UK
Created 28 May 2021
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  • On Thanksgiving...
    20 Nov 2021 • 14 min read
    Hey y’all, I’m back! Did you miss me last week? Probably not. But if you did, thank you. It’s nice to be missed. This week’s newsletter is somewhat truncated, in part because the Rittenhouse verdict w...
  • On the Virginia elections...
    06 Nov 2021 • 14 min read
    Hey y’all, I did not want to write this week’s newsletter. Not because I don’t love talking to y’all – I do – but because it is so time consuming and there are other things I would like to work on. As...
  • On Halloween...
    30 Oct 2021 • 18 min read
    Hey y’all, Happy Halloween! I hope y’all are gorging yourself on candy and sweets. I am treating myself to all things pumpkin: pumpkin lattes, pumpkin coffee, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin soup....
  • On cuffing season...
    23 Oct 2021 • 18 min read
    Hello, dear readers! That sounds a little too much like “dear leader,” doesn’t it? Loyal readers? Beloved readers? My precious readers? Okay now I’m just imitating Gollum. What’s taters precious? Boil...
  • On COVID, AIDS, and Marjorie Taylor Greene
    16 Oct 2021 • 16 min read
    Howdy y’all, What a week, huh? For those of you who don’t know, this was the first week I wrote and edited the newsletter at 100 Days in Appalachia. I’m really enjoying working with this team, and I’m...
  • On Facebook...
    09 Oct 2021 • 19 min read
    Howdy y’all! I’ve been thinking a lot about free speech this week. Probably because it has been in the news. First, in case you missed it, the Nobel Peace Prize went to two journalists – Maria Ressa o...
  • On small businesses and supply chain shortages...
    02 Oct 2021 • 18 min read
    Howdy, y’all! Well, it’s been a tough week on my end of things. Some of you will remember that a couple weeks back I wrote about my uncle with COVID. Unfortunately, he passed away late last week. We w...
  • On Occupy Wall Street...
    25 Sep 2021 • 18 min read
    Hello readers, and happy Saturday. You may have noticed this newsletter is coming out later than usual. Today has been a sad day for my family, as we lost my sweet Uncle Paul to COVID-19. Uncle Paul w...
  • On politics in the classroom...
    18 Sep 2021 • 13 min read
    Hello, and happy Saturday! I have had a very busy week. I pitched several pieces on Monday, two of which resulted in commissions. One of them – my first piece for a new website, which is linked below ...
  • On 9/11...
    11 Sep 2021 • 18 min read • 2 0
    Welcome back, and happy fall! The weather is getting cooler, the days are getting shorter, and the leaves are turning colors. Autumn/fall (call it what you will) is my favorite time of year, and I am ...
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