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Talk to me in that old, old Ænglisc….

Todaeg, ic hæbbe ascunga. Hwa eom ic?  Hwæt do ic?  Hwær ga ic? Hwæt wat ic soþlic ond hwæt cann ic soþlic don? Todaeg is eac ane gehyðnes to understandan an æfterlic læden. Niewlice hæbbe ic leorned to arædan Ænglisc … Continue reading

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What is the Worth of Values?

This is the first post of the new year–2012 Year of the Apocalypse or Not–and it is back to the old routine of exploring etymology a bit. This time it started with a thought a couple of days ago when … Continue reading

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Languages: Puzzle or Story…

Two posts in one week. What the Hell?!?!? I know. Astounding. Anyway–today on the bus–since I’ve finally put the bike away for the season (having ridden it since just before St. Patrick’s day until now..)–I was reading a book about … Continue reading

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Time and Meaning Four: Thunder and the Personification of the Sky

The Sun The Moon Light, War, and Gods Fury, Knowledge, and The Gallows Sound, Thunder, Storms and Strength Love, Freedom, and Friends Time, Cutting, Change, and The Harvest These are the days that rule our lives. Although today is the Free-day, I’m … Continue reading

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Quick Linguistics post…

… since I’m interested in that kind of stuff.. Over on FB a conversation got started related to a razor and by way of an excursion–induced by me–into Underworld’s lyrics to their song “cowgirl”–a discussion about lauts, and voicing, and … Continue reading

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Follow up on Words and their Applications and now Math

So.. I got some really interesting feedback from people on the last post (see here)–but a lot of it was over on facebook… Anyway, a comment from a friends (Looking at you Jean) about mathematics got me thinking and reflecting … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Disappointment….

I wrote most of this about 5 years ago–but it still holds true and has always been helpful for me–so I’m including it here… ————————- Anyway… Recently, I got to thinking about the idea of disappointment.. and what it all … Continue reading

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