Category Archives: Musings

Speak Up

I remember a day in school where we learned about racism and the African-American Civil Rights Movement. We learned that prior to the movement racism was extremely widespread. It was a popular belief that white and black people should be … Continue reading

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Covered in bees…

I was idly reading wow.com this afternoon and found a reference to one of my favorite Eddie Izzard sketches: “Covered in bees”. It’s a line I use often to reflect a mood of ambivolence for an obviously odd action, an … Continue reading

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Curiously Similar Antonyms

I was listening to one of my co-workers express his opinions of frustration about a popular word processing application this morning when I realized that the slang definition of the words suck and blow have become an amusing violation of … Continue reading

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Basic literacy are a thing’s of the passed

While watching TV this morning, a commercial aired for a reality show involving some form of climbing icy mountain peaks (cue extreme-sounding orchestral theme).  Watching with passive disinterest, my attention was suddenly drawn to the large letters gracing the center of the … Continue reading

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Changing Perspective

I came across this short anecdote in a book I was reading this morning (Hero in the Shadows – David Gemmell; part of the Drenai saga that is well worth reading!) and just had to share.  (As context, “The Source” is … Continue reading

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Solo Harmony

On the way back from Barnes and Noble this lunchtime, I noticed a bumper sticker on the back of the car in front of me that read “Doing my best to live in Harmony”.  It was accompanied by little musical note … Continue reading

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