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.

The Nominees are . . .

One step forward, two steps back. Hey . . . Continue reading

Posted in Another Thing, Day-to-Day Encounters, Laughing Frequently, Photos of Built Stuff, Photos of Faces | Tagged , | 14 Comments

Gradually and then Suddenly

Just one woman. But what a woman. Continue reading

Posted in Appreciating Deeply, Feeling Clearly, Mortality | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

Not One Thing

It’s not just attitude advice. Continue reading

Posted in Language and Communication, Laughing Frequently | Tagged | 14 Comments

Shot by Shot

The Godfather, Die Hard, Kierkegaard, and me. Continue reading

Posted in Mortality, New Perspectives, Thinking Broadly | Tagged , , | 25 Comments

What Goes Around

Puffins, James Garner, and politics: You choose. Continue reading

Posted in Thinking Broadly, Wired | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Awe

How to forget yourself. Continue reading

Posted in Appreciating Deeply, Feeling Clearly, New Perspectives, Photos of Flora | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Unfair

More exercise and physio adventures. Continue reading

Posted in Laughing Frequently, Sports and Exercise | Tagged , | 18 Comments

Pretty Well

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

Posted in Appreciating Deeply, New Perspectives | Tagged , , | 16 Comments

In Case You Were Wondering

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

Posted in Feeling Clearly, Mortality | Tagged | 14 Comments