Monthly Archives: December 2011

Dogs and Kindness

Sometimes I wonder how people come up with ideas for scientific research. Some of them are downright bizarre and pointless, and some, are actually quite good. I was reading about a study today that was looking at whether or not … Continue reading

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What percent are you?

So, not only have I been out of the news loop as of late, I have also been house bound for a while. Today was the first day I have been in downtown Providence in god knows how long. It … Continue reading

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Mirage

Blissfully, I have been out of the loop news-wise for a while, now I am slowly creeping back into it and it just leaves me in a constant state of sighing. The Ron Paul nonsense is enough to start me … Continue reading

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Furry

Last year, I had a travel alarm clock with a built in thermometer that I obsessed over to make sure the cave stayed warm. Then, in the spring, the battery died and it would seem to be an impossible thing … Continue reading

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the heart never lies

On Christmas Eve, I wound up at a church for a candle light service. It was beautiful. The sheer act of singing was a profound release physically. The sound of the bell, one of the last real bells in New … Continue reading

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the Importance of Christmas

Usually, around the time of Christmas et al, I blog either about the over commercialization of the holiday or about how to handle holiday grief. I rant and rail, console and counsel and mourn the simplicity of the holiday. This … Continue reading

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