Galileo

Meet Galileo, the newest member of our family. He’s a baby budgie (parakeet) that I’m hand training. It’s only been a few days, and I’ve managed to build his trust to the point where he will perch on my finger.

Parakeets are extremely social birds and easily get lonely,  » Read more

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Hindsight Bias is a Bitch

“I’ve never loved him because he was perfect. I love him because he’s interesting.”

This is something I remember feeling and expressing about a former love interest, brought up by working on the book. My feelings for him were intense, verging on (and some would say well past) the brink of absurdity.

That relationship was never even physically “consummated”  » Read more

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Immersion

This will probably not read like a normal one of my writings because I am too excited to take the time to actually sort through and collect my thoughts and make sure they sound how I like them to, as I’m wont to. I’m a stickler for a style of prosody that I’ve grown to employ,   » Read more

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Things That Make Me Go Hmmm…..

slav·ish/ˈslāviSH/

Adjective:

  1. Relating to or characteristic of a slave, typically by servility or submissiveness.

  2. Showing no attempt at originality, constructive interpretation, or development.

Definition number 2 makes me sad.  Sad because it’s not just a connotation limited to the dictionary.   » Read more

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Pinocchio

A riddle:

You come to a fork in the road. One way leads to safety, and the other way to death. One liar and one truth-teller are there (you can’t tell them apart) and you only have time to ask one question. What will you ask and which road will you take?

Answer: “Which road would the other person take?”  » Read more

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