Category Archives: Independence Day

An Experiment

Was it an experiment designed to test a hypothesis, or one to identify underlying variables? I think the former. It was inevitable. You could see it coming from the western frontier.

The circumstances of Life

I touched on our particular circumstances the other day. Rest in Peace, Nana. If you are a praying sort, please pray for Jordan and his family. I knew her only through Daughter C and the J-Man. Sometimes, things just don’t align. I wish I’d known her personally. And I wish the J-Man and Tony had

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“… and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to separation.” R.E.S.P.E.C.T. #Independence Day  

A tsp of sugar

Shop starts selling meat in pounds and ounces after Britain voted to leave the EU The rational side of my brain appreciates the virtues of 10– the decimal system. I especially like that 1 cubic centimeter of water at some particular pressure = 1 ml of water = 1 gram. Very nice. But I also like

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Ha ha. Yes!

As a recent editorial in Der Spiegel put it, Brits “have an inner independence that we Germans lack, in addition to myriad anti-authoritarian, defiant tendencies.” Ha ha. Der Spiegel. Ha ha. (And I mock this as someone of very recent German decent.) I was at an informal meeting of the intelligentsia of Starkvegas this evening.

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