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Vernal Equinox chūn fēn 春分 Mar 20th

Tomorrow is the vernal equinox. It was forecast to be a very warm sunny day here and without much wind, which has been unusual lately. Everyone seemed very happy to celebrate the first day of spring, including yours truly. In … Continue reading

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Occult Investigators – Carnacki the Ghost Finder

Years ago at a science fiction convention a kindly book dealer introduced me to William Hope Hodgson and Carnacki the Ghost Finder. I had picked up a copy of House on the Borderland for my collection and he suggested I … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Engineering for Cats and Project Management for Me

Last Saturday when I got home from the store there was one of those wonderful envelopes that signifies a book has arrived sitting on the porch. Brand new in every way, this book came out last month. Engineering for Cats. … Continue reading

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Vernal Equinox chūn fēn 春分 Mar 20th

Monday was the vernal equinox. It was a very warm sunny day here and without much wind , which has been unusual lately. Everyone seemed very happy to celebrate the first day of spring, including yours truly. In the traditional … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Chop Wood, Carry Water

  In Zen Buddhism one method of freeing the mind is the use of koan riddles, like the familiar “What is the sound of one hand clapping?” There are also a lot of aphorisms or sayings used to try to … Continue reading

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