Category Archives: Laughter is the best medicine

i cant help it

i just read that president dumbass called former fbi director comey to tell him that he was never involved with russian hookers. besides being ridiculous that this is a real conversation, it (of course) reminded me of a jimmy buffett … Continue reading

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Recovery from the Physical, Mentally Optimistic

I seem to be recovering nicely from my broken collar bone.  I am pretty much completely out of the sling at home and I can tell that the bone is healing, as I can’t feel the broken ends moving and … Continue reading

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Some musical expressions of the heart

After writing this morning’s post, I was listening to some music and realized that the subconscious had chosen to listen to a song that expressed things well.  This happened the other day as well.  So I share as a sort … Continue reading

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“Hi, I’m Too Serious”

There is a tradition on long-distance hiking trails such as the Appalachian Trail to give hikers “trail names”.  As this blog article notes, many hikers don’t even know other hikers’ real names.  Trail names are often given by other hikers … Continue reading

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Probabilian Possibilianism

February 14, 2015   Albert Einstein famously said (when debating quantum mechanics) that “god doesn’t play dice with the world”.    Of course, he was using “god” to refer to the natural laws of the universe, not “God” as most people … Continue reading

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Clinging, the environment, and the “big electron”

Hi all, There have been times when I get pretty worked up about the environment and the impact that humans have on it.  But sometimes I wonder if I’ve gone too far and am clinging.  The Buddha taught that clinging … Continue reading

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Thoughts on conversing with God

I joked the other day that a voice sounding like a Star Wars character claims to be God. This came up because I was laughing at a documentary I watched recently that had two statements from the wife of an … Continue reading

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Thought of the day

There is a voice in my head that claims to be the voice of God, but I don’t believe it because it sounds like the voice of Obi-Wan-Kenobi (the original Wan; haha get it?). Have a great day all!

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Trying to be hopeful

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything.  I have been doing a lot of (as my grandfather calls it) “deep thinking” over the last month. Every day I look at the news, there is some other horrible consequence of … Continue reading

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Latest great book

My camping trip this last weekend and the new possibility of moving and cutting my living expenses significantly have stoked the dreams of radically changing my life.  Several people had told me of a story about a graduate student at … Continue reading

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