Monthly Archives: December 2010

2010 Holidays – Indulging in Singin’ the Blues…

This is my yearly indulgence in the singing of the holiday blues. It’s the time of year when I listen to Big Mama Thornton and Janis Joplin and B.B. King. Same Old Song… but a different key Let me start … Continue reading

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What value exists in stoicism when it is applied to physical pain?

I’ve had a headache most of the day. I got it by walking 26 blocks on Broadway (96th to 122nd) last night without my hat on. I was sweating and steaming and overheated and I couldn’t bear to have it … Continue reading

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Show incentive or be a flunky?

This question interests me because I find myself being rewarded for both behaviors. And I have no idea how to respond. I suppose I could just keep my ideas to myself and “flunk” while simultaneously pressing forward with the ideas … Continue reading

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Google Labs – Books Ngram Viewer

This is a fascinating tool – or toy. There are serious academic uses, certainly, but it’s a lot of fun too! I entered strings of words (three or four words at a time, separated by commas) and was really surprised … Continue reading

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Single Daddy….

John leaves in the morning to spend a couple of weeks in Detroit with Chip, and I’ll be alone with herself… which means my routine takes on a robustness I’ve not had in quite  a while. A typical day will … Continue reading

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Santa Gets All Blunt & Stuff….

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