Category Archives: Things that make you go hmmm…

I’m on a roll…why quit now…time to get real

I feel like I’m waking up from hibernation.  If there are any regular readers (the four of you know who you are), you will recognize that I have had a long drought in writing here since I got back from … Continue reading

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Damn…I didn’t know I could get more crazy, but apparently it is possible!

I gotta quit going to doctors…they keep telling me I’m more crazy than I knew For reals, I’m happy to learn more about myself, but I’m somewhat saddened to hear that I have more problems  than I knew.  Recently, I … Continue reading

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Fuck happiness … let’s just be?

  Today I realized something.  Society tends to set the pursuit of happiness as one of the top individual goals.  But there’s not really a consensus on what happiness is, just it is something that we are all supposed to … Continue reading

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2015 is turning out to be the year of carpe diem

Hanging out with my grandpa… 11 days skiing in Colorado (and some pretty wicked improvement in my skiing this year)… My first black diamond mogul run with my “CO girlfriend” at Copper Mountain… Camping where I camped so many nights … 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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A curious little discovery

I realized something last night.  I was cataloging of all the negative “life events” that have occurred since mid-2005 – death of one grandfather, explosion of one side of family due to fights over estate, mother diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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