Year: 2018

Before they decided to “Walk Away” they “Stopped Clapping”

I remember reading a story in the Gulag Archipelago, there was an Official  Dinner party, at some point there was a toast to Stalin, the people clapped and then as people realized they didn’t want to lose face and be seen

The Frugal Gym (1st Steps (over and over))

So a few months ago, I finally cancelled by membership in “SportCity” not because of any issue with them, but because I didn’t use it enough to justify the cost.   (The money then went as an extra payment towards my

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The Forgotten Asterisk *

So in the last post I put a few Asterisks in.  This asterisk was referring to attitudes and beliefs which lead to the Dark Side. When I refer to leading to the Dark Side, I’m referring to something thing may

Actions, Attitudes vs Things

So when I was young I remember watching TV and there was a new story about a “Gun Buy Back Program” (as well as lauding its ‘success’), being young I really didn’t think about it more than “that’s interesting” or

Stop Spammers Plugin

I’ve added the “Stpop Spammers” plugin.

The (Losing) Game of Blame

One of the problem with Modern Society and Politics is The Game of Blame. When you play that, everyone looses. Its possible to see the game of blame in everything from Politics, to our own Social interactions and even self

The Mortgage (Death Pledge) Getting out of it

I’ve mentioned earlier about Dave Ramsey and Clark Howard and several other sources of inspiration for Success (both Financial and other). One of the key ideas is being “Debt Free”.  (On YouTube look up “Dave Ramsey” or “Debt Snowball” ,

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Who Moved My Cheese

Something reminded me of the book “Who Moved My Cheese”.  So dug it up and re-read it.  Its really short in a was able to finish it in < 1 hour.  

What You Read Part 2

I have a variety of friends on Facebook.  One always posts stories from Huffington Post, an other always post from Fox news (or Commentary).  (I used to hear from one (who was from Russia and had a PHD in Marxist

Oh, a sublime observation, I can actually say….

I was listening to a Podcast the other day, they where interviewing Tim Ferris (author of “The Four Hour Body”).  Interestingly he was speaking about attending a Vipassana Meditation Retreat. Several years ago I picked up The Four Hour Body and

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