It is 5:31 AM and very dark outside. I’ve put the dishes away, made tea, meditated and now have just under an hour to write a post. My body is sore from the gym and karate. In the past I’ve always given short shrift to leg day but have started to pay more attention since…… Continue reading Journal Entry – 1.25.2017
It is 5:59 AM; I’m writing later than usual. Between Christmas and New Years work is extremely slow and has been so again this year. I had planned to really enjoy this time but I’m still not in the proper holiday mood. I did experience a holiday high starting a few days before Christmas but…… Continue reading Journal Entry – 12.29.2016
It is 3:45 AM and I’m feeling a little grumpy. I did not want to feel grumpy, I wanted to be in a holiday mood! So perhaps this post will let me release a bit of grumpiness and then perhaps if I concentrate I can switch my mood. The reason I’m a bit sour is…… Continue reading Politics, Religion and getting into the holiday spirit
It is 5:51 AM. I’ve caught a cold from my youngest boy and not feeling too great. One thing about colds though is that they really make you appreciate your health. This cold in-particular has actually reduced my stress/anxiety level a bit because it has forced me to slow down, take a deep breath and…… Continue reading Journal Entry – 12.2.2016
The date is November 23rd, 2016. The media is still going berserk with hundreds if not thousands of articles every few hours on the Trump presidency and the world of politics. As for the Liberals, they are still thrashing wildly about unable to accept the result of the election. There have been many pieces on…… Continue reading Politics on 11.23.2016 – Trump, Romney and other things
I’m making this an LTMD as there is enough being written about Hillary’s shock loss and I’m not interested in adding to the conversation. I just want to let my descendants in the far future know some of my current thoughts. And my thoughts are this: Most of us, including myself, only know politicians by…… Continue reading Hillary Clinton – Disappointment
If you’re an avid reader of both The Economist and The Times, then you will know there has been an ongoing feud between Paul Krugman, The Times Senior Economic party-pooper in chief and the identity-less army of economists at The Economist.
Is marriage something the state confers upon the couple or is it religion? Or perhaps it is a promise we make to ourselves and our partner? How much weight should we give to “authorities” and under what authority do they derive their own authority? Do they really even matter?