The Right Tool for the Job

The Right Tool for the Job

My Tax Man said: “Get a day planner.” “But, but…Spreadsheets! And, and…the Cloud!” “Hard copy,” he replied with all the grim persuasion of an old school master. “Trackable, chronological hardcopy.” It seems...
Does Size Really Matter?

Does Size Really Matter?

Are you a somewhat chagrined owner of a small, or even a pocket dog?  Do you continually tell people that you used to own big dogs?  Are you embarrassed when your dog screeches like a dwarf banshee at the dog park when any big dog looks cross-eyed at him or when she...
I Love Convertibles

I Love Convertibles

I’ve always wanted a yellow, circa 1955 convertible, but that’s not the kind I mean.  I’m talking about T-shirt conversions.  I don’t really like to wear t-shirts–the necks bind, and they have no form–but I love t-shirt art....

Gratitude Journal: Day 1 Assignment

Day 1 of Celestine Chua’s Gratitude Challenge. Already the heat is building, the assignments quickly escalating. What must I do today? #Gratitude Challenge Day 1: Write 10 Things You are Grateful For in Your Life That should be easy! The objects of my gratitude...

Something is Rotten — in the Pharmacy

This post is not about creativity, but about the fundamentals further back in the pyramid of life–sheer survival.  I’ve got a bad case of skepticism today.   What’s the inside scoop on tetracycline? It is “unavailable.”  Doxycycline,...
The True Origin of Black Holes

The True Origin of Black Holes

A Galactic Lament I’m hovering at the edge of a newly formed black hole.  It’s located in the Milky Way Galaxy, somewhere in a spiral arm (don’t believe them when they tell you they exist only in the center), third planet out from Sol, North American continent,...