people

“What curious flamboyant floetry”, said the temperamental Mr. Phinty Snicklefritz between mouthfuls of cronut, as the lute played icicle chimes amidst a kerfuffle of cuticles and blather.

I’m sure you want to know the rest of what happened to Mr. Phinty Snicklefritz as much as I do, but we’ll leave his story for another time. It’s been quite awhile since I have had an inclination to write anything blog like, either due to external obstaculature, or internal…

lost friends

The Great Drift

A few years ago, I attended the funeral of the father of two of my closest childhood friends, a brother and sister. ¬†We had been the best of friends for many many years. As we grew older, we began to see less of each other, until finally we hardly ever…

xmas

The Christmas Contagion

Apparently, I come across as a bit “anti-people” in my writings, and possibly in my day to day mutterings. While this has some truth to it, I hasten to add that this is not my natural inclination. As time goes on, I find more and more people to be increasingly…

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How Lack of Politeness Has Become the Unfortunate Norm.

Rudeness. It has become a disease. It has the pervasive nature of the common cold in winter. This illness appears to have no exceptions. It infects both young and old, driver and pedestrian, rich and poor, male and female, is cross cultural and multi-national. There are so many types of…

delusion

The Delusion of Illusion

Why do we believe what we believe? Is the way in which one person believes somehow better than another? Why do we believe things despite evidence to contradict that belief? I’ve always been a fan of the psychology and neuroscience behind the delusion, big or small. So I was intrigued…