2020: Out With the Old, In With the New

It seems odd to think that with this New Year, we are moving into a new decade. Not that this is the first time that has happened to me, of course. I am have seen a few decades come and go along the way to 2020. It feels different this time, somehow. Maybe it's partly … Continue reading 2020: Out With the Old, In With the New

Tuesday Thoughts: Settling Down For a Bit

It's been busy around here for the past few weeks. Mostly traveling with a bit of other stuff tossed in there just to keep me busy. The traveling is done until the back half of October, but we have some stuff going on this weekend (including our grandson's eighth birthday party. He's 8? Wow!). After … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: Settling Down For a Bit

Friday Review: 99% True by Paul McGowan

99% True: Almost a National Bestseller by Paul McGowan My rating: 2 of 5 stars Paul McGowan is the CEO of PS Audio, designers of high end audio equipment. He also has a podcast, newsletter, and YouTube channel. It was the latter that introduced me to McGowan. He posts a video everyday where he answers … Continue reading Friday Review: 99% True by Paul McGowan

Monday Musings: I Have Holes in My Head

Well, my ears, actually. I had my ears pierced many years ago, but after a while, I stopped wearing earrings. I left the ears without earrings for years, and eventually, the holes closed up to the point I couldn't get earrings in at all. I left them go for a long while, but finally, I … Continue reading Monday Musings: I Have Holes in My Head

ThursdayThoughts: Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder?

I hope. I am sorry for the prolonged lack of posts. I have no real excuse. We have been busy with company Easter weekend, and a sort of last minute trip to Staten Island the next weekend. I could have done quick updates but I got lazy and tired. I promise to try to be … Continue reading ThursdayThoughts: Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder?

Monday Musings: A Bit of This, A Dash of That

Nothing really major to report. The world is moving along, the days are longer, and we are having some very Spring-like weather. I have some garden plants starting in the basement on the new heat mats. They seem to be doing their job. It's been about a week and I have a few seedlings poking … Continue reading Monday Musings: A Bit of This, A Dash of That

Friday Review: The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K. LeGuin

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K. Le Guin My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a very short story- only about 4 pages- by the well-known and well-loved author of The Earthsea Trilogy and  The Left Hand of Darkness. It is intriguing and disturbing, and raises questions that maybe we … Continue reading Friday Review: The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K. LeGuin

Monday Musings: Onward to a New Year

We seem to have made it into 2019, haven't we? I know I've been scarce around here for the last part of December, but after Two's Company released, I decided to take some time off to enjoy the holidays, and regroup before plunging into things again. That said, if you know me at all, you know … Continue reading Monday Musings: Onward to a New Year

Friday Review: Cosmos by Carl Sagan (Audiobook)

4 of 5 stars Narrated by LeVar Burton, with foreword by Ann Druyan and introduction by Neil DeGrasse Tyson Like just about everyone I know, I watched the public television series of Cosmos when it aired in 1980. I enjoyed it, but I don't remember actually reading the book. So, when the audiobook came up as … Continue reading Friday Review: Cosmos by Carl Sagan (Audiobook)