Crazy (take two)

It doesn’t seem insane from some points of view. Read More...

Crazy?

Remembering a seemingly unneighborly neighbor. Read More...

How you slice it

Pie is so versatile, it can help explain anything. Read More...

That which is

What’s in a word? Read More...

Two steps forward

How a centuries old calendar fix illuminates modern problems. Read More...

(D)readful

Dreading some things, reading others. Read More...

Over the…

Another birthday, another essay on aging. Read More...

Obsolete

The engine may be sound, but is it the right vehicle for the job? Read More...

Echo

Mainstream may not be what you think it is. Read More...

Near & Far

Bringing things into focus. Read More...

Thin skinned?

Being a barefoot philosopher. Read More...

I didn't mean…

Perceptions color our senses. Read More...

Don't know

Noticing that I’m out of the loop. Read More...

Red-blooded

Correct isn’t always the same as truth. Read More...

In the dark

When waiting for an answer isn’t a good strategy. Read More...

…Of gold

Not all connections last. Read More...

It's not easy being…

Sometimes any progress is better than none. Read More...

Red plus White plus Blue

Some reflections on Old Glory and what/who she represents. Read More...

What it's about

It isn’t about attention. Read More...

Ridiculous!

Traditions are never as old as they want you to think they are. Read More...

Wicked!

Trying to sort out the varying definitions. Read More...

Membership

Sometimes “quitting” means “giving up.” Read More...

Overstudy

When the actor isn’t such a great singer. Read More...

Sampling

Is it the sample or the sampler? Read More...

Finishing

You have to know to stop revising. Read More...

Snuffles

Trying to explain allergies uncovers more confusion. Read More...

Mr. Know-it-all

Tenacious or stubborn? Read More...

The nature of naughty

Testing boundaries isn’t always the same as crossing a line. Read More...

The measure of wrongs

Error, confidence, margins, and chances. Read More...

The nature of wrongs

The difference between right and wrong is easy. Right? Read More...

The nature of rights

We use the word to mean many different things. Read More...

Human nature

Contradictions, are different sides of the same thing? Read More...

It's different when it's not yours

Inconvenience, or disaster? Read More...

Blankety-blank

Strong language, strong meaning, or both? Read More...

Absolutely!

Be sure of your facts. Read More...

Making a...

Empty coffee pots lead to disagreements. Read More...

Meaningful

How an author can try too hard yet look like he didn’t try at all. Read More...

Chewin' on life's gristle

Teach me to criticize someone else for being grumpy... Read More...

You understand, right?

We rely on commonalities to communicate. Read More...

What's it mean?

Ancient petroglyphs can tell us about modern creativity. Read More...

Meeting of minds

If you don’t understand the frame of reference... Read More...

Offending

Some jokes aren’t as funny as you first think. Read More...