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Grief is Brought to You by the Letter Ugh

If any word deserves to be considered a 4-letter word, it’s grief. It leaves a bitter taste, comes in waves upon waves in which there are no rules to its flows and sets. 186 more words


The shoe situation has been resolved

Last week I wrote about the trouble I was having finding comfortable shoes for work. Thankfully, that situation has been resolved. I bought a new pair last weekend and after a couple of days on the job I can safely say that they are awesome. 82 more words


filbert fantasy...

Well…it’s official. I cannot be held responsible for my gluttony when it comes to filberts, a.k.a. hazelnuts. Every Christmas, I fill the house with fresh, sweet, meaty filberts and then proceed to chow down. 109 more words

For Fun

Stochasticity or some ideas on randomness

“Stochasticity (a wonderfully slippery and smarty-pants word for randomness)… to understand how big a role it plays, we look at chance and patterns in sports, lottery tickets, and even the cells in our own body.” (radiolab.org) 15 more words

Other Stuff

Ten Random Thoughts About the Holidays

Okay, I confess.  I am a sucker for those “top ten” articles.  I can rarely pass up the chance to read the top ten things I didn’t know about Thanksgiving or the top ten ways to relieve holiday stress, or the top ten strangest holiday traditions.  1,916 more words

Personal Growth

Mad Dogs and Englishmen

“Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun.”

~Rudyard Kipling, Gunga Din

With apologies to Kipling, the need to describe the word “mad” has come up as of late.

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