Archive for the 'Personal Comments' Category

Manifesto

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Occasionally I read or hear something about which a response leaps to mind. Most of the time I let it pass because my response seems unlikely to be successfully transmitted to the originator of the comment. It occurs to me that I have a platform on which I can comment, and so I think I [...]

Parenting

Friday, March 20th, 2009

I think that the eternal dichotomy of life is best exemplified in parenting. Juxtaposed in time are, on one hand, the joys of watching the accomplishments of your children which might in some small way reflect knowledge and behaviors that you exemplified and taught, and on the other hand, the painful realization that, as they [...]

Musing 090119

Monday, January 19th, 2009

I still haven’t totally come to terms with what I intend in this blog. My tendency is to write only when I can say something I think others will be impressed with, which rarely occurs. Even then, I seem to need it to be concise and well thought out. Again, that means that it just [...]