Entries Categorized as 'Philosophy'


Author: , January 11th, 2016

Too many people have gone this past 12 months, people who have been influencers. Many icons of my youth have passed on, and the gray in my beard seems to be taking over the black. A harsh reminder of the inexorable ticking of Time. There is a line in the poem “Desiderata” that seems to […]

Not Just for Teenagers: Cell Phone Rules to Live By

Author: , January 4th, 2013

Selected Pearls of Wisdom that are not just for kids from JB Hofman’s blog post about an iPhone she got for her teenager: – Do not use this technology to lie, fool, or deceive another human being. Do not involve yourself in conversations that are hurtful to others. Be a good friend first or stay […]

So Much To Be Thankful For!

Author: , November 27th, 2011

As the Thanksgiving weekend winds down, it is with sincere thankfulness that I look upon my life with Naomi. We have our love and each other, first and foremost. With hard work and no small amount of luck, our home remains our own. Ours is a blessed life. With all my heart, I hope to […]

Change Is In The Air

Author: , November 20th, 2011

For decades I have dreamed of real, lasting, non-violent positive change, only to watch our country and the world at large appear to come apart at the seams these past years. All along, I have felt powerless to effect positive change, that there was no clear path to the correct goal. Until now… Please go […]

Penn Jillette’s 10 Commandments for Athiests

Author: , October 31st, 2011

I like these. The highest ideals are human intelligence, creativity and love. Respect these above all. Do not put things or even ideas above other human beings. (Let’s scream at each other about Kindle versus iPad, solar versus nuclear, Republican versus Libertarian, Garth Brooks versus Sun Ra— but when your house is on fire, I’ll […]

Watch That Finger, It’s DANGEROUS!

Author: , July 2nd, 2011

Welcome to the FREEDOM OF AMERICA…Happy July 4th, everyone! Here is another FINE example of “freedom” in the US of A: Recently, the judge in the Casey Anthony murder trial sentenced a spectator to 6 DAYS IN JAIL for giving the finger to someone on the witness stand. In my opinion, this judge is abusing […]

The Legacy of Freedom?

Author: , July 1st, 2011

What have we done with the legacy of freedom given to us by the sacrifices of this nation’s founders? We are now a culture driven by consumption. Economic growth at the expense of the health of the planet cannot be sustained, and can lead only to disaster. We have lost proper perspective and balance. How […]

The Journey

Author: , February 6th, 2011


Author: , January 30th, 2011

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they […]