Category Archives: cultural highlights

Dystychiphobia Awareness

I felt compelled to look up the meaning of the word dystychiphobia because my calendar noted that today is “Dystychiphobia Awareness Day”. It turns out that some of my friends and myself may have some undiagnosed form of this condition. … Continue reading

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Time And Innovation

Shortly after awakening this morning, I shut off the “Goodnight” sleep monitoring function of my Galaxy Watch. Then scrolled through the apps to decipher the quality or lack of quality of my sleep. I was pleased to find that over … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Contentment

“True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander.”–19th century English cleric, Charles Caleb Colton The subject of contentment comes up following two observations this week. … Continue reading

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On Thanksgiving 2021

On this day that has been set aside as an official federal holiday, it’s good to take a few moments to reflect upon the concepts of thankfulness and gratitude. First of all, I feel thankful that I was born and … Continue reading

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Skillfulness

I decided to take a short break from viewing watch repair-servicing videos and switch subject matter to another fiddly topic of personal interest. I searched for “master model car builders”. This subject interested me because I used to assemble 1/25th … Continue reading

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To Be Someone

In today’s social climate, the desire to be someone special is extremely strong. Whether one wants to be an Internet celebrity, or be a noteworthy entrepreneur, ambition to become someone might block who we truly are. Suppose you wish to … Continue reading

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Some Pop Philosophy

My pal Jonathan and I had been walking in silence as we took in the crisp, cold autumn air along the southern city limits of Norfolk, Nebraska. We had been sauntering along the city’s bike/hike trail just east of Ta … Continue reading

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