Tag Archives: growth

A happy thought…

Every day this week, on my way home from work, I have paused my bike ride at a spot on the bike path. I have stopped and picked mulberries. We have had so much rain this year, that the tree … Continue reading

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Garden Park, Evanston, Illinois

(Note–this was originally written in February, 2000–but has been updated and reworked for this post.. ) The climbing tree is gone. One of my most cherished places is simply gone.  I cannot believe it. There are pictures of me as … Continue reading

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Numbers, Grokking, and Wonder

This is not the post I wanted to write. However, Time-beggars can’t be choosy. This post is about wonder.  Or at least, it’s related to the idea of experiencing a a sense of “wonder” at the universe. It wasn’t originally … Continue reading

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Quick Politics

Seriously, when I hear young liberal, democratic voters present themselves as this shallow and lacking in attention span or breadth of perspective with regard to the larger political context.. I think back to those conversations I had with various other … Continue reading

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Interesting post–for what it obscures..

By way of Andrew Sullivan, I came across this post…. Initially, I can say that when I read the two alternatives: A Time-civilization where, “A mere hundred thousand people live sustainably for a billion generations before finally going extinct” vs. A … Continue reading

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Propagation vs. Consolidation

A thought/observation/idea that’s been becoming more and more important in my perceptions of reality, social relationships, etc., comes out of a lot of reading about Myers-Briggs and watching various real life events unfold around me. In particular, it is an … Continue reading

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Social Signaling

A couple of days ago, I was going to write a post about social status.. but it didn’t go well, felt forced, and then I left it hanging… … good thing too, because shortly thereafter, I came across a column … Continue reading

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