Monthly Archives: January 2015

Converging Threads: Philosophy, Psychology, Spirituality, and Science (Saying Goodbye to Pop Part II)

  As you know, I have been reading philosophy, religious texts, general spiritual material, and even some personal development over the last few years.  I feel like I have finally amassed different viewpoints that I’m starting to figure out my … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to an amazing man (Part I)

My grandfather “Pop” passed away yesterday morning.  The family is doing okay considering; we have had a lot of time to prepare as he has been battling cancer and old age for years.  I was closer to Pop than any … Continue reading

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Yet another brilliant idea of mine that someone else already figured out…

My last idea was fast food restaurants putting ketchup into containers that they use for BBQ and honey mustard…you know so you don’t have to get it all over your fingers squeezing it out of those little packets.  Well, someone … Continue reading

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I’ve got a peaceful, easy feeling

I spent some time this morning searching about introverts and loners being happy.  First, (not shockingly) introverts to be taking over the internet!  Second, there were a lot of articles talking about research showing that introverts are less happy than … Continue reading

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Optimistically melancholy?

  Emptiness is loneliness, and loneliness is cleanliness And cleanliness is godliness, and god is empty just like me Intoxicated with the madness, I’m in love with my sadness –“Zero”, the Smashing Pumpkins I realized something last night.  I was … Continue reading

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I knew I was bad…but this bad!?

Following up on my post earlier today, I took a couple of the quizzes over at Loner Wolf (check them out here).  On the Are You a Loner quiz, I got a 94 out of 100.  On the Dark Night … Continue reading

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Love, romance, and loners

The last couple of weekends have provided a couple of opportunities to think about love and romance, particularly in context of my growing-in-being-comfortable-with-being-a-loner-ism.  The good folks over at the Loner Wolf talk about loners being a class of super-introverts.  They … Continue reading

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Walking is good!

So my vw is still down in atl after having all hell break loose in the engine. I had a whole 500 miles to spare on the power train warranty – whew! I went to get some coffee this am … Continue reading

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Oh Sprinter, how I love thee…

I’m hanging out at a hotel near the ATL airport because I arrived from a business trip last night to a V-dub that wouldn’t start.  I think it is just that sitting for a few days and the cold conspired … Continue reading

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Doggie name change?

Even though she would have the same name as a playboy playmate (not that that is necessarily a bad thing I suppose), I’m thinking of going with Amy Leigh as opposed to Amy-dog. It has a nice southern sound to … Continue reading

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