Archive | January 2015

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Taking Back the Black Hole

We have a dirty little secret.  Literally, it’s filthy.  And I suspect it’s not really that secret, from our friends and family at least.  But we’re still shamed by it so we keep it hidden… again, literally.  I take some small comfort in knowing we’re not the only ones with this particular problem but still, […]

Some Thoughts on New Year’s Resolutions

Since mid-December I’ve been thinking about New Year’s resolutions, both in terms of purpose and recognizing the cliché.  Now that January is almost over, I thought I’d talk about making resolutions any time of year, and why January maybe isn’t the best time to start. In typical English nerd fashion, I’ll start with a definition: […]

‘Tis the Season for Memories

This time of year is funny in that it can both inspire incredible feelings of joy and generosity and faith, while at the same time evoking sadness.  We collect memories of Christmas like stamps or coins, and sometimes the memories are all we have left.  I fondly remember the years we enjoyed the holidays with […]