“Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.” – Albert Einstein

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I am determined not to give in to Facebook and Twitter. I write to think, to roll ideas around in my head, to try to express the wonder and absurdity of the world I live in and it’s just not possible to do it in 150 characters or less. I do NOT Tweet. The very […]


Posted at: November 24th, 2009 - 2:09 pm - Number of Comments » 8

My blog has been pretty regularly silent.  I know this.  But I am going to ask you for a little more silence. Each Veteran’s Day, we thank those who have given years of their life, or their full measure, in service and defense of our country and our ideals.  All those people who has served […]


Posted at: November 11th, 2009 - 3:21 pm - Number of Comments » 3

“Harry, why did you want to turn a watermelon into a fairy?” H:  ” Because I wanted the fairy to turn me into a dog.” Ah.  Perfectly sensible.  In context.


Posted at: November 5th, 2009 - 8:21 pm - Number of Comments » 2

“Harry, what are you looking for?” H: (rooting in the utensil drawer) “I’m doing a science project.” “What science project is that?” H: (pulling out a garlic press and a spatula) “I’m turning a watermelon into a fairy.” “With those?” H: (running off) “Yes.” “Good luck with that.  Bring them back when you’re done.” Let […]


Posted at: November 4th, 2009 - 9:23 pm - Number of Comments » 2