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Questioning the Speed of Light

I am a skeptic, a doubter. I accept very little at face value. Questioning nearly everything has its merits; it can also create confusion. For example, when I was about 11, I wondered about the speed of light. 510 more words


Wither Summer?

Although not slated to arrive for 10 days or so, Fall is upon us. It’s there, in a chill that fills the air even while standing in full sun. 183 more words


He, She, It, Them, and all Their Friends

English pronouns are a mess, and there’s no getting around the fact.

We’re missing a second-person plural in the standard dialect, which hinders translation into and out of languages that have it.  350 more words

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Earning My Degree in Life Lessons

Is it really necessary to continue learning (or would it be called re-learning) the same lessons throughout life? It has been so frustrating to me, the thought that I must go up and down the same roads over and over again. 658 more words

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It Must Be Magic

I normally write long-ish posts, but this photo just showed up on my Facebook feed and I knew I had to share it. I don’t really think I need to do anything other than gush over the power and magic of words (and our imaginations).

Beautiful, huh?


j.d. reblogged this on three good words and commented:

The other kind of magic.

Peeve of the Day

Today’s peeve, for those of you who are collecting the whole set (also for those of you who aren’t; I’m not particular) is orbs. 112 more words

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