Interstellar Overdrive

One of These Days... Instead of being productive today I am ruminating. Not brooding, or sulking, or anything so pitiful and dramatic. Every once in a while it is important that I check in with…

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…

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…

Edaville Railroad

Privately Undecided

Summer Update This week is going to be full of excitement (not as much fun as the Edaville Railroad though) (and indecision) American Literature paper due Monday Mail paperwork to DTA to continue getting food…

Durac's Equation

Important Ideas – Zeitgeist

Important Ideas These are just a collection all the random stuff that goes through my head in between school and softball and recovery related activities. I am always thinking, looking for connections and identify patterns.…

Catharsis in Wonderland

Catharsis & Anxiety

Catharsis “The process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions.” Catharsis is purification of the soul from the tragedy of hamartia (fancy Greek literary terms). For my own tragedy I am…

Reason and Faith

Welcome Back “I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” -Khalil Gibrain I’ve been back from my “vacation” for…