Category Archives: cultural highlights


I awakened half-an-hour before the alarm was scheduled to beep. I reflexively checked the sleep data and statistics on the smart watch, then powered it down. Then I stretched my body and gazed at the darkened ceiling. While paying attention … Continue reading

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Inauspicious Days

I have the problem of stray cats using the perimeters of my house and garage as litter-boxes. So I did what most modern folks do when annoyance come up, I Google for a remedy. Some of the results claimed that … Continue reading

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“To write is a relief from life’s problems. It is a way in which you revenge yourself. In art, the writer achieves utopia. But any attempt to achieve social utopia is bound to catastrophe. If you want a society of … Continue reading

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Maligned Mondays

One of my old bosses once complained to the us at a staff meeting that the worst part of his Mondays is hearing his employees complain about Mondays. I understood his point but I also understood the back-handed, cynical basis … Continue reading

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The World As A Mirror

During the past couple of months, I’ve been exploring an unlikely “rabbit hole” or particular aspect of technology. It was actually a reawakening of one of my childhood obsessions–aviation. It was an interest that I could not pursue as an … Continue reading

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To Expect

The youngster saw the television advertisement dramatizing the excitement of “Power Rangers” underwear. He became so enthralled with the idea of owning a set of the underpants that he begged that his parents buy him a packet of the “Power … Continue reading

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This blog is pretty much a product of habitual behavior. If you scroll through the “Flying to past posts” column, you’ll notice that I have written and posted something every day since February 2011. That column doesn’t explain the whole … Continue reading

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