A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook…Read more Weeds
This ride seems to be the gift that keeps on giving. The WNBR-LA is my most viewed blog post yet, by a wide margin. More photos are rolling in and some are too good not to share. There are all from the "LA World Naked Bike Ride" Facebook page where you will find the original photographer and…Read more Still more from the World Naked Bike Ride – LA 2017
Experiencing basic training was a mixed bag. I enjoyed the exercise and I was able to stay in great shape for about 10 years after my discharge. (Then my joints started failing me and that was all she wrote for serious physical fitness.) After putting up with my mother for most of my life so…Read more More Decisions
What makes a decision for change important to me in the sense that I consider it life changing? Well, first it has to be a real thought-out choice. One gets up and goes to work. Yes, that is a "choice" but it doesn't entail a lot of thought. The choice is compelled by fear of the adverse…Read more Decisions, yet again.
I have done exactly 4 things in my life that mattered. They mattered because they were my decision, acts of my own free will rather than simply being buffeted around by the winds of existence. When I was 14 my grandmother died. She left me a $500 savings bond, more money than I had seen…Read more Decisions
So I thought I'd let a few other good people talk instead. How about Life? I find the great thing in this world is, not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. Goethe I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged…Read more Feeling lazy….
This is from another blog I follow. If you like it please go to Musings — Dirty Sci-Fi Buddha to check the rest of his stuff out. It is pretty good! Most people are capable of playing by the rules. But restricting yourself to playing by “the rules” means restricting yourself to tradition and doctrine. IMHO, mastery entails not…Read more Da Rules….