Category Archives: Musings

Funny and serious personal essays about the new perspectives that come from considering the wonders of the world and the vagaries of everyday life.

Pretty Well

It’s not just a difference in degree: It’s a difference in kind. Continue reading

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In Case You Were Wondering

It is a wise child that knows its mother. Continue reading

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Let it Begin

Start. Start again. And repeat. Continue reading

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Lasting the Course

Milestones for Queen Elizabeth and for my dad. Continue reading

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Punny, yes, but funny?

Familiarity breeds no laughs. Continue reading

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Home

On the road again, heading home. Continue reading

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This Dang Place

What’s beyond the green door? Don’t go there. Continue reading

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Squares and Rectangles

The mathematics of beauty Continue reading

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Free-range, low pulp, and added fluoride, please

Fresh or from concentrate? No pulp? Regular pulp? Extra pulp? Added calcium? Super-duper added calcium? Arggh. Continue reading

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