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.

Creating Crust

Getting the last word in an argument from 40 years ago. Continue reading

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A Slightly Improved Life

It’s all good (but it can be better). Continue reading

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A Photographic History

It’s not just “stuff” – there are too many photos, too. Continue reading

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As Ithers See Us

“O wad some Power the giftie gie us, To see oursels as ithers see us!” – Robbie Burns Continue reading

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Faces, Faces . . .

Scary and not-so scary faces. Continue reading

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OK, Buttercup: You’re Up

Who knew air took up so much space? Continue reading

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The Night Lengthens . . .

“There are only two times of the year when the Earth’s axis is tilted neither toward nor away from the sun, resulting in a “nearly” equal amount of daylight and darkness at all latitudes…. The “nearly” equal hours of day and night is due to refraction of sunlight or a bending of the light’s rays that causes the sun to appear above the horizon when the actual position of the sun is below the horizon.” You’ll be relieved to know that this is the last you’ll hear of these mechanics from me. Continue reading

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GoFundMe

Life is not grammar. Or semantics. Continue reading

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An Approximation? Exactly!

A reliable memory? Maybe just the approximation of one. Continue reading

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