Category Archives: musing

Assisted Suicide

I’ve felt, for years, this is the next battle between reason and religion here in the U.S. and in fact it has expanded from the pioneering movement in Oregon now to five states and I predict it will be the … Continue reading

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Blogging as means to focus one’s thoughts

Some people can sit quietly in their sanctum pondering their ideas and compose, mentally, a clear exposition of their thoughts. I’m not wired that way. I have to verbalize ideas, either in speech or (now) in writing. The idea is … Continue reading

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What is it about long walks?

For months I’ve been obsessing about walks – long multiday walks, in some locations and circumstances considered to be pilgrimages – Buen Camino, peregrino! I’ll get to that post soon, my purely speculative idea as to why people are drawn … Continue reading

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Sheesh, musing tag

WordPress just recommended I look at musing tag and wow, all sorts of people saying the same things I am (although a few more positive). Strange that’s the kinds of posts this tag leads to.

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Didn’t restart today

I was going to restart this blog today with some kind of rant but I just didn’t have it in me. So instead I’ll just post this. Good advice, now let’s see if I can take it.

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Where have I been?

Dear reader, I bet you thought I’ve given up blogging – not true, just a pause. Most people start blogging and then give up (or head to some social network to get a real audience). That’s not my situation; I … Continue reading

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I was right! -2

The various digressions I got into in my previous post on this thread has led me to write some more code to investigate another problem (mentioned briefly in earlier post) in more detail. But first I want to waste a … Continue reading

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I was right!

The idea for this post popped into my head through a series of connecting memories; IOW, I was doing something that triggered a memory and I quickly connected that to another idea/memory and then again. It’s amazing how fast one’s … Continue reading

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Addiction and denial

I’m going to do something unusual, at least for me, of making a connection between a personal experience and theology, that of the various ways denial appears (and is counterproductive) in addiction. In terms of the addiction, it’s not mine … Continue reading

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Why are people more friendly in campgrounds?

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 that there seems to … Continue reading

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