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Blog reboot

One of the hazards of living in a series of very large houses is that one accumulates stuff. I’ve let this blog stagnate while I concentrated on de-cluttering 40+ years of work files, and 60+ years of accumulated personal stuff. … Continue reading

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6 AM Weirdness

For the first time in almost two decades, I started my day by waking up from a very strange dream. Most of my dreams have been dreams of ordinary life with, at most, a single odd element—a person or thing … Continue reading

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First day of a new year…

First day of a new year, and I’m seriously bummed. My blogging routine has suddenly come unstuck. Instead of starting fresh at the beginning of a new month, I’m faced with irritating changes: Continue reading

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Why “Life, the Universe, Everything?” Part 2

Since I’m updating my blog design for the first time in several years, I thought I’d add featured images for the major categories: Life (my personal stuff), Universe (science stuff), and Everything (everything else). Life The tree of life is a … Continue reading

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Why “Life, the Universe, Everything?”

When I started looking for a title for my personal blog, I wanted something that would incorporate all of my non-work interests: Science, music, books, art, cats, family…well…everything! At the time, I was rereading The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series for … Continue reading

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