Wednesday Wanderings: Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica, All the Times Doctor Who was Ruined Forever, Knee Surgery, and Space Sings

An iceberg broke off the Antarctic ice shelf last week, and while this particular iceberg is not a huge threat, it is giving scientists a good look at what the potential for future breaks with more impact might mean: Larsen C With all the brouhaha over the new Doctor being a woman, it might be … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica, All the Times Doctor Who was Ruined Forever, Knee Surgery, and Space Sings

Monday Musings: On Moving, and Getting Back To Normal

Well, I intended to finish this post yesterday, but that didn't seem to be in the cards. I guess all the activity over the past few weeks finally caught up with me, and I was really feeling pretty miserable. I thought for a while that I was getting sick, even spiked a low grade fever … Continue reading Monday Musings: On Moving, and Getting Back To Normal

Monday Musings: Trigger Warning: My View on Trigger Warnings

There has been a lot of interest lately on the issue of trigger warnings. For those who may not know, a trigger warning is a label put on something (books, films, music, blog posts, forum questions, anything, really) that may have content that could disturb another person. I found this article: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/18/us/warning-the-literary-canon-could-make-students-squirm.html?_r=2 which explains how … Continue reading Monday Musings: Trigger Warning: My View on Trigger Warnings

Monday Musings: Change is Fun?

We recently decided to migrate most of our shared virtual world to Google apps. We are doing this mainly because it was getting more and more difficult to coordinate everything across multiple computers, phones, tablets, and all the other electronic goodies that have become so much a part of everyone's life. Just trying to keep … Continue reading Monday Musings: Change is Fun?