Category Archives: musing

Pictures just make some of us feel alone

There was a time before pictures were digital. I should know. Before there were ANY digital cameras I was lucky enough to have a job that allowed me to have access to a system costing over 100K$ (about 1M$ in … Continue reading

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Why are people more friendly in campgrounds?

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I meant to write this post a few weeks ago while on my camping trip, but better late than never. I’ve noticed when traveling to western U.S. vacation spots but also while camping or hiking trails…

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An ancient spot

After decades of wanting to visit this National Park we finally made it. There are zillions of photos of this online but I think this photo gives a better context than the more typical closeup. Yes, you see this is … Continue reading

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What is it about sunsets

Why do we like sunsets? Or do we prefer sunrises? Both can make beautiful photos and there are some remarkable ones here at WordPress. This one was taken along the southern Oregon coast looking west out to the Pacific. The … Continue reading

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Evolutionary disadvantage of pessimism – 3

I’m surprised that my original post on this thread is my third most read post and also surprised that I wrote a followup and here I’m doing it again. So somehow I seem to drift back to this idea about … Continue reading

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Great new “app” idea

I should be heading to the gym instead of writing this post but I just finished a questionnaire from the gym and casually suggested they should provide an app for records, but instantly I thought of something far better. Of … Continue reading

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Where I’ve been – 2

After short break I’m now following up on my previous post with the rest of the story. I was just going to post an edited version of an email I just sent (and still will) but that requires preface since … Continue reading

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Where I’ve been

Here’s a story about what I’ve been doing and thus not doing any posts. My usual whines about craziness in the news has gotten boring (to me, probably boring to you, Dear Reader, a long time ago). Certainly there is … Continue reading

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Hard to find something light-hearted

In the tone of my revitalized blogging I now scan news for some subject as grist for a light-hearted post, hard to come by today. I know the late night comedians, esp. the late great Jon Stewart have their staff … Continue reading

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I’m back

Real life has seriously interfered with my blogging for the past few months. Now I hope to return with a new vigor and maybe a new slant, a little lighter, hopefully a bit more engaging, and less rants, although those … Continue reading

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