The Art of Writing and Readability

Readability I don’t know why I have put off a proper discourse on this subject for so long. The most likely reason is that my writing and, by extension, my posts are typically quite unreadable…

Trouble with Utopia

Philosopher King

Philosopher Kings It seems like I have been making the right decisions lately about the little things. This is having a "trickle-down effect" on the bigger things. Making an efficacious decision about which bus stop…

Inexpugnable Rocky

The Inexpugnable Way

INEXPUGNABLE   incapable of being subdued or overthrown, not able to be taken by assault, неприступный, or “why can’t he lay aside his pedantry and make himself generally intelligible” My finish time for the Franklin…

Self efficacy in art and nature

Self-Efficacy

Self-Efficacy It was Ralph Waldo Emerson who extolled the virtue of self-reliance in an essay by the same name, as did Ben Franklin and many other learned persons of antiquity. Now, as then, there is…

A Week in My Life

A Week in My Life I have a busy week ahead of me even though there are no classes, I have no job, no girlfriend - my only real obligation is to myself and my…

Professor Disproved as Myth by Algebra

I love math! It was brought to my attention over the summer, by my Calculus professor - one of those rare individuals who truly love math, that some educator stated that college algebra was too…

Sun by Edvard Munch

The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer As a kid growing up in Connecticut summer began with Memorial Day while Labor Day was the unofficial end of summertime. When we worked at Quassy that was the “season”.…

Vocabulary for a Lexiconographer

Vocabulary I have always believed that having a good vocabulary is necessary in order to be able to express myself clearly. However, there is a gray area, an undefined line, that divides possessing a broad…

Nature wins

Achieving Wellness amid Koyaanisqatsi

Global or Universal Wellness Global wellness does not refer to providing health care for everyone on the planet but to taken care of the whole health of the individual - mind, body, and spirit. The…