Dream: Airbender gone wrong

This was one of those being chased dreams. Everyone has superpowers. Mine? If I move too fast in a single direction a glowing, writhing ball of explosives developed in front of me. My superpower was pulling the hydrocarbons out of the air to make an aerosol TNT. But only in front of me. If I timed… Continue reading Dream: Airbender gone wrong

Framing Dangers

Hurricane Michael leveled much of Mexico Beach, which is a place I know pretty well. Spread out over my lifetime, but a rough impression is, I think, I have spent about half a year at this particular town. That would rank it third longest of places where I have lived. Several people have expressed surprise… Continue reading Framing Dangers

Resolution Progress 2017: Third Quarter

(Original ; First Quarter ; Half ; Third-Quarter ; Final) For the third quarter, I should have progressed about 75%. So, let’s see where I am. Read 52 books. Third quarter goal: 39 books. I have actually finished 43. Hit 20,000 pages. Third quarter goal: 15,000 pages. I have actually finished 12,515. So waaaay behind. Read politically. Total 10. Third quarter… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2017: Third Quarter

Unpopular Opinion

These posts seem intended to either… Get people to comment about how other readers have the exact same opinion. or Get people to flail at arguments against it, which makes the poster so defensive the backfire effect solidifies the opinion into no chance of ever being changed. Ever.

Resolution Progress 2017: First Half

(Original ; First Quarter ; Half ; Three-Quarters ; Final) For the first half, I should have progressed about 50%. So, let’s see where I am. Read 52 books. First half goal: 26 books. I have actually finished 28. Hit 20,000 pages. First quarter goal: 10,000 pages. I have actually finished 8,867. Read politically. Total 10. First half goal:… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2017: First Half

Autopet

Luna, the cat, likes to hang out in this window. Since she is young, she runs and jumps up to the seat and jumps again to the back. As she does, I stick my hand out and let it glide across her back. She gets to watch what I call “cat tv.” I get a… Continue reading Autopet

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Resolution Progress 2017: First Quarter

(Original ; First Quarter ; Half ; Third-Quarter ; Final) For the first quarter, I should have progressed about 25%. So, let’s see where I am. Read 52 books. First quarter goal: 13 books. I have actually finished 12. Hit 20,000 pages. First quarter goal: 5,000 pages. I have actually finished 3,408. Read politically. Total 10. First quarter goal: 2.5 books. A Nation… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2017: First Quarter