Fear and Anger

I will not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will […]

Weather, Ice Bucket Muppets, Free Range Kids, More From Furguson, and Some Movies

This entry is part 83 of 100 in the series Today's Tidbits

This entry is part 83 of 100 in the series Today’s TidbitsThe ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continues to spread (and pull in tons of money and awareness). Now we’re up to Muppets like Cookie Monster and Kermit the Frog participating. I continue to be amused. (And, in some cases, impressed.) There’s still lots of problems […]

More of Everything from the Past Few Days

This entry is part 81 of 100 in the series Today's Tidbits

This entry is part 81 of 100 in the series Today’s TidbitsYep. Up too late again, trying to catch up on non-day-job work that I didn’t get to last week (or the week before) because I was so wiped out by the day job work. Much needed fun over the weekend, but my sleep schedule […]

Bunches of Comic Con Things, Big Discussions on Israel and the Gaza Strip, Some Levity to Balance that Out, and Musing on the Culture of Fear

This entry is part 69 of 100 in the series Today's Tidbits

This entry is part 69 of 100 in the series Today’s TidbitsThere are no shortage of fear-inducing, attention-grabbing headlines out there. Most of them turn out to be utter hype, but you don’t discover that until after you’ve clicked through. And if you don’t click through, well, the damage to your peace of mind is […]