Clearing the Mind’s Cache

Do you ever feel like your mind is slowing down? You used to be able to solve problems so quickly, now you don’t even know what the problems are. Is there a considerable… Continue reading

Pay Attention to Roads

A civilization is only as good as its roads. Modern Roads are amazing, but such a common thing that we take them for granted. We don’t really notice them until they are not… Continue reading

To Build A Tower

One of my life’s greatest ambitions is to one day live in a tower. Like a wizard. From high atop my perch I could cloister myself away from the world, or just as… Continue reading

Ode to the Personal Holiday

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The end of November is full of birthdays. My father, several friends, and myself were all born in November. It is strange to think that there are people…

Lessons from Conquistadors and Indians

When the Spanish arrived in the New World in the 16th century, the entire Earth was irrevocably changed. It was the closet thing humanity has come to first contact. Both sides were basically… Continue reading

Halloween!

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Fear and Mortality

Mastoiditis is an infection of the Mastoid process. The spongy bone behind the ear. It is like an ear infection on steroids, with all the associated pain and pressure. It is the type… Continue reading

Beware: Humanitarians

Originally posted on Sinister Bend:
For someone who doesn’t know better, the word humanitarian could be taken to mean a person who regularly eats humans. Vegetarians eat vegetables; humanitarians ought to eat humans.…

Dental Trifecta

We do a lot of weird things in our lives. Some weird things we do every once in a while. Like running backwards or picking our nose. But the weirdest things are often… Continue reading

Small Victories

Nothing is as settling a grand strategic plan. Whether you are a five-star general, or just a regular person, knowing there is a strategy in place makes the future a little less uncertain.… Continue reading

Cosmic Rock, Paper, and Scissors

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The number three has had profound influence on human cultures in most times and places. One of the most important groupings of three is that of Mind, Body,…

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