Category Archives: big ideas

Veterans’ Day 2016

It’s a raw, windy, gray day here in Northwestern Ohio.  I was hanging laundry out, and the dampness of the clothes instantly chilled my fingers numb.  Which matched the numbness of my heart as I contemplated the last week’s events. So … Continue reading

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A SWRv in my life’s path: Intro

Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4 – Part 5 – Part 6 – Part 7 What did I want? I wanted a Roc’s egg…. I wanted to get up feeling brisk and go out and … Continue reading

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Walk The Walk

Here’s a not-fully-expected consequence  — When I posted my last bit about contributing to the support of the Internet, I was contacted by the Director of the Internet Civil Engineering Institute.  She asked me if I would like to volunteer to be … Continue reading

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TANSTAAFI

(… as a Free Internet)   Hey, the Internet is “free”.  I can publish any stupid web page I like, say anything I want on my blog, or as comments on other peoples’ blogs, or … But I didn’t mean it … Continue reading

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Fighting Back

Today I am participating in “The Day We Fight Back“.  Maybe all of three people will see it here.  That’s fine; I didn’t do it because I thought I would drive gazillions of eyeballs to their site from mine, nor … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Will Save the World

Let me tell you a little story. Nearly seventy years ago, two erstwhile allies, at the end of a planet-spanning war, found themselves bitter rivals, and entered into a struggle to see which could develop the military and economic means … Continue reading

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Please Pardon Our Dust….

  While things are still under construction, here’s a de rigueur cat picture –  

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