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Wisdom Comes from Pain

A wise woman once said, “Wisdom comes from pain. If you’re lucky, it’s someone else’s pain.”

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Music from the 21st Century: How I Found Remembered Sound

Once upon a childhood, I sat in a living room and listened to a record. Decades later, I wanted to hear those mostly-forgotten sounds again. This is the story of my quest to find them. I remembered a heavily synthesized quality to the music. It made me think of science fiction. Part of the music […]

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Fonts & Feelings

In the 1980’s, a friend of mine had a Macintosh. It was the first time I got to play with a list of fonts. The fonts were named after cities, like Athens, Chicago, and Toronto. As a kid, I knew some of the city names. However, at the time, Toronto was just a word I […]

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Ghosts in the Sky

Anything that burns was once alive.

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Karma Tree

The fruit of the karma tree can be startling.

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I’m the Donut Tire

A “donut tire” is the miniature spare wheel carried in many cars. It’s good enough to use in an emergency, but it looks funny and you would not want to use it for long.

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Cheese Crackers & Existential Horror

Yes, these things are related.

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The Guy at the Aquarium

A funny message from a friend.

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Safety Donut

A new tradition.

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Experience is what you get right after you needed it

But only if you’re paying attention.