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.

Redux: The Other Victims of 9/11

I can’t say it any better than what I said 10 years ago.  

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Happy New Year!

Go, Marvin! Continue reading

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The Lower 46

Maybe a purchase is in order, strictly in the interests of science of course. Continue reading

Posted in Day-to-Day Encounters, Language and Communication, Laughing Frequently | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Re Re

More fun with prefixes and stuff. Continue reading

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Be Careful

It’s a big world, and it isn’t fixable. Sometimes — many times — it seems that I can’t do anything at all about its problems. But that’s not true.

Posted in Feeling Clearly, New Perspectives | Tagged | 6 Comments

Simple and Not-so-simple Sics

Calling all copy editors. Continue reading

Posted in Language and Communication, Laughing Frequently, Wired | Tagged , | 6 Comments

The Horse

“In Canada, those [government] powers do not include arbitrary imprisonment and torture. But if the public is complicit or indifferent, they are very sweeping, including infringing freedom of speech and worship.” Continue reading

Posted in Politics and Policy | Tagged | 2 Comments

New. But Normal?

A small course correction? Continue reading

Posted in Feeling Clearly, New Perspectives, Politics and Policy | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Fast: Just Try to Pick It

Who makes (up) these rules, anyway? Continue reading

Posted in Laughing Frequently, Officialdom, Thinking Broadly | Tagged | 13 Comments