Essay

BACKWARD THINKING ANCORA!

The mostly positive feedback on my “Backward Thinking” series of postings has convinced me there may be some further utility to using cosmology and particle physics to foment some one-sided debate on Constitutional and historical issues. Thanks to a chain…

SAL

A while ago, my son Edward asked me to write about some of the family members he’s always heard about, but never met because they died before Eddie was born. As I am the patriarch of my generation in the…

I A TOLLA YOU

If one takes the latest rioting in Egypt, Libya and elsewhere as truly being motivated by Muslim outrage over the allegedly defamatory movie made by some American wannabe film maker, you may be gullible, but I see an opening for…

DIRTY HARRY AND THE EMPTY CHAIR

It’s about two weeks since Clint Eastwood gave his allegedly impromptu (1) speech to the GOP convention in Florida, aided by a debate with an empty chair, thus I’ve had enough time to address it, and the fallout therefrom, in…

The Aquarist

Let me begin by noting this writing a blog is both a blessing and a burden. I love to write and share my thoughts…but the treadmill of life makes doing so on a regular basis a virtual impossibility. Courtesy of…

MUSINGS FROM THE TREADMILL OF LIFE

It’s been a while since my last post, not because of lack of interest, but because I got caught on what I like to call the treadmill of life…that one-foot-in-front-of-the-other pace one gets locked into while doing that which must…

BACKWARD THINKING — PART 3

Just when I thought there was no need to continue my diatribe on particle physics, the cosmos and Constitutional Law, all related concepts in my head, on Thursday, June 29, 2012, the conglomeration of quarks and leptons known to me…

THE UNSPENT DOLLAR

Another dusted off essay that relates to the notion that money does a person no good unless you spend it.  I note for the benefit of those who would politicize my effort, that my reference is to a person and…