Browsing the archives for the thoughts category

King of the Blues

B.B. King passed away last night. As I’ve mentioned before, I have seen literally hundreds. B.B. King was one of the ones I got to see a couple of times, and I have never seen a more gracious performer

2014

We had plans for this year. They never happened…

Tempting the Fates

Let me take a moment to express that life has been good lately

Observations on Sports Commentary

I enjoy watching some sports, either live or on TV. What I have no patience for is all of the circus that surrounds it.

Keep Going

I went through three divorces by the time I had turned 15. I watched my Mom go through a lot of hell with some crappy guys. I watched my Dad become a very bitter person. In what I suppose is cliché in the stories of fathers and sons, I did not want to be like […]

Ancestors

“If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people.”
– Thich Nhat Hanh

2012

Apparently even quarterly updates are too much for me to keep up with on this site

Computer Ads

Computer advertisements are running hot & heavy through the holiday season. I’ve noticed a theme, and the more I think about it seems like it’s been the same theme running through every computer ad ever made: “Buying our computer will unleash a flood of creativity that you just KNOW you have inside you somewhere. Forget […]

Forever Starts Now

I used to think I was a decent guy. I didn’t know the truth of it until I found myself in a situation where I had every reason to be rotten to a person who mistreated me, I knew I wouldn’t get caught, and still chose to be a decent guy. I used to believe […]

A Question of Security

By now we’re all familiar with the concept of the security question..