Category Archives: observations


Way back in my youth, inventors and visionaries were what always caught my eye.  Amphibious cars, highways of flying cars, robots, colonies on Mars, etc.  As I grew older and began to understand the problems inherent in bringing a product … Continue reading

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For Your Consideration

Here is an interesting piece that is a nice reminder of exactly where we sit in our evolution as a nation, and as a culture.  Please give it your thoughtful attention.  I an posting the entire post below for those … Continue reading

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Learning Opportunity

I am sure that we have all watched a movie, and watched as the actor (or their stunt driver) has executed the perfect “J” turn. A J-turn is a driving maneuver in which a reversing vehicle is spun 180°, and continues facing … Continue reading

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Geek Time

A rather odd sort of character that rolled up here from this tool.   I Am A: Neutral Good Dwarf Ranger (7th Level) Ability Scores: Strength-15 Dexterity-17 Constitution-16 Intelligence-17 Wisdom-13 Charisma-13 Alignment: Neutral Good A neutral good character does the … Continue reading

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And So It Begins?

This week has turned up multiple events that provide individual data points for concern. Could they be coincidence?  Absolutely. Could they be probes, and test runs?  Yes. Could they be the opening thrusts in something larger?  I hope not. It … Continue reading

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A Non-Event

Here is an interesting set of observations from and EMT running around in the US.  The events described are probably more frequent in some areas of the country over others but, they should be normal and unexpected. A Non-Event | … Continue reading

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Last One For A While

Being a bit of a geek, today we will note the passing of the last of the number / date strings that we will see (probably) in my lifetime. December 12, 2012  – 12/12/12 And as I am scheduling this … Continue reading

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Attitudes and Adjustments

My internet friend Gundoc raises an interesting observation that he recently had regarding some of the folks that have recently separated from the military.  Go read it, and weigh in on the subject. Here are my thoughts: In my limited … Continue reading

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Repurposing Your Tax Dollars

It is amazing the opportunities that people identify, and the potential solutions that can be put forth.  Over at SNAFU today we see an opportunity for public service officials in flood prone areas to spend their budgets more appropriately than … Continue reading

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Are you in a philosophical mood today? Brad Torgersen is one of those Utah Authors, what I affectionately refer to as the Literary Mafia of Utah.  You know the guys, they write Science Fiction, and Pulp Fiction, and stories about … Continue reading

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