This post runs the risk of becoming one of those “old man” posts … the kind where some old fart expresses wonder at the current state of something-or-other, and then compares that with the way things used to be. You know, posts of the “walked uphill both ways”, or “kids today don’t know how good […]
Calls to action are great as far as they go. But do the work to confirm they’re actually accurate before acting or passing them along.
Low level anxiety over current events has produced an odd side-effect: a desire to be around people.
As always, positivity is buried beneath the news of the day – and yet it’s needed now more than ever.
“I do not think it means what you think it means.”
I’d gotten a new car and I wanted to explore some of its limits, as well as my own. I also wanted to do so in ways that are frowned upon when driving city streets. The result was a day at the ProFormance Racing School. No, it wasn’t about racing, per se. It was more about […]
One of the things that mindfulness (to use the currently popular term) focuses on is what’s happening now. It’s really nothing more than another way to say “pay attention!” – to yourself, to the world around you, to what you’re thinking and feeling right now. “In the moment”, as they say. Some time ago I […]
I’ve never really understood the point of anger in otherwise rational people.
When it comes to the state of the world, to the state of politics, to the state of our leadership, I’m lost, I’m frustrated, I’m stuck, I’m a little afraid, and I don’t know what to do about it.
Yesterday’s Women’s March left me with a question.
I love my mobile phone, but there’s an important task that I can’t use it for, so I’m stuck carrying a second device with me.
People have a hard time with large numbers, small numbers, probability, and statistics. My father was a classic example.
Fully autonomous driving technology is on the horizon. People’s acceptance of it? Perhaps not so much.
We need to support media with our attention and our dollars, or risk continuing to sink further into clickbait nation.
My fascination with technology and mental stimulation are two ways that I hope to keep my mind as bright and active as long as possible.
Our always-on, always-connected world grabs our attention like a drug, and it’s easy to become addicted. And like any addiction, important things can suffer.
Love misinterpreted as hate is sad. In an increasingly intolerant world, there’s a lot of misinterpretation going around.
Fictional IP addresses, like fictional phone numbers, can often break our suspension of disbelief when watching television or movies.
It’s time to focus a little more on gratitude, and I’ve got the perfect opportunity.
What we believe often boils down to nothing more than a quirk of where we were born and how we were raised.