Author Archives: Brave Thoughts

The Golden Record

Because we watched Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Netflix was quite sure we would want to watch a documentary on the Voyager spacecraft. Because… the music? The humor? The alien characters? Well, we actually did like some of the music. … Continue reading

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I’m feeling better. Somewhere around 4:00 today, something felt different. I still have this annoying cough and occasional violent sneezes, but I feel Better. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. I did manage to read … Continue reading

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The good news is that the fever is gone. The bad news is that I apparently took the day off from everything yesterday, including this. Just so I could cough a lot. Ah, well. I expected it might happen some … Continue reading

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I’m cold. My eyes ache. I’m reminded of a little ditty I once wrote: Burning, something’s burning Everything has that smoky flavor. It has a tune that I’m hearing in my head. I know, it has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Quote: Medicine

┬áMedicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability. – William Osler   Because I got that scratchy throat yesterday and I don’t sound like me anymore.  

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Favorite: Back to Work Back to Work: This is a podcast that I just enjoy listening to. It’s a couple of guys who talk about random stuff and they often make me laugh. They include links to related sites that sometimes help to … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Swishy Washy

Sometimes I need to go to the laundromat. Swishy Washy is my favorite, not just because of the name. It’s clean and well-maintained. There are cameras, so I feel a bit safer and it keeps people from vandalizing the place. … Continue reading

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The Cloud is not in the sky

Who came up with this name for a bunch of computers? Why do I have this ridiculous image in my head of servers floating above actual clouds even as I know that this is far from reality? A brief foray … Continue reading

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The Happiness Final

Last year, I was taking a course called “A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment”. It’s really good, I would recommend it. But not long ago, I was looking at the site and realized I had never actually finished the course. … Continue reading

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Lost! In the parking lot

Did you ever have one of those days? You’re all excited about this event at the expo center and you know that the parking will be horrendous, but you’re okay with that. You get there and of course you have … Continue reading

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