Category Archives: Thoughts

Sometimes, it’s just not fair.

A friend of the family was diagnosed with creutzfeld-jakob disease, a prion illness similar to mad cow disease. He has months to live and will spend that time in a hospital bed losing control over his body and mind. I … Continue reading

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Lessons about Loss

I do not like people who take someone else’s tragedy and make it their own. You know the kind of people I’m talking about. The ones who instantly co-opt a death and turn it into their own personal sob story, … Continue reading

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Happy St. Brigid’s Day!

“I’d sit with the men, the women of God, There by the lake of beer, We’d be drinking good health forever, And every drop would be a prayer.” St. Brigid has always fascinated me – the patron saint poets, blacksmiths, … Continue reading

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Year In Review

Based on a cursory scan of Facebook, it looks like 2010 was a year full of ups and down for so many of us.  Growth, change, lessons learned.  A year that many of us are happy to leave behind, but … Continue reading

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Grand Unified Theory

While traveling down the wikipedia rabbit hole earlier this evening, I came across an article that caught my eye; Grand Unified Theory.  While a lot of the more sciencey words flew right over my head, I found it fascinating.  It also … Continue reading

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