It's something unpredictable, but in the end it's Friday
The Friday newsletter marks one trip around the sun
Hello, dear reader.
Today marks exactly one year since I launched this publication on Substack. As you may or may not know, I originally started this newsletter to support a sports podcast project I was doing. The podcast went away, and then sports did too. The newsletter didn’t, though, and over the past year it’s morphed into something bigger and better than I could’ve imagined when I started it, thanks solely to readers like you.
For the first month that I was doing this, there were only a couple dozen people reading. Things grew and multiplied, though, and it shows no sign of stopping any time soon. As of this writing, over 2,550 people have signed up to receive the free edition of this newsletter and 382 of you have become paying members. I am intensely grateful for this support and will strive to continue providing you with the things you’ve come here for.
In the past year, I’ve sent 150 issues of this newsletter on all sorts of topics — sports, parenting, architecture, These Unc…