FWIW

Random stuff in my head. Updated Occasionally

We are living at the beginning…

We are living at the beginning…

Interesting perspective. Instead of thinking we are looking at the apocalyplic end of the human experiment we are at the nacient beginning. That changes one's perspective on who we are today and how we live. I've just put "What We Owe the Future" by William MacAskill...

I’ve been reading…

I’ve been reading…

Just finishing "Saving Us: A Climate Scientist's case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World" by Katherine Hayhoe. Not a litany of Inconvenient Truths (Sorry Al, but I did buy and read that one a few years back) but a book about talking about those inconvenient...

Wanda’s Hundreth

We were at Wanda's Hundreth BIrthday today in Holstein, IA and ABC News from Sioux CIty came for an interview. You can see it here: Wanda's 100th

My Question to the Politics War Room

Al and James, This is from the “No Good Deed Goes Unpunished” department. I won’t blame James for telling me how important it is to pony up cash to support the candidate of my choice because I’ve done it for decades, but I may create a bogus email to avoid what has...

Just Get Off Your Butts and Vote

Just Get Off Your Butts and Vote

What we hear and see on the media is good for selling papers (now there is an anachronism) but not completely accurate. Usually it is the folk making the most noise that get the most press while the real numbers are more difficult to discern. Using my own swing state...

B-B-B-B Bad to the Bone

B-B-B-B Bad to the Bone

Philosophical thought for the morning. I drove a bucket of balls this morning. Why, as we age, do we not give ourselves enough time to be bad at something. (that may give you a clue at how the driving went this morning) Is it patience, embarrassment, perceived ROI,...

Soo Locks

Soo Locks

I've been toying with the Bands on my radio, a Yaesu FT5DR, which includes a bunch of different bands. It has a voice record function and while we were at the Soo Locks I listened in on Maritime 14 which is where you contact the Lockmaster. Interesting. Here is a...