Visually

Visually

Having sat down to write a blog post, I have only managed to change out my blog template again and upload a bunch of rotating headers from my photo collection. ¬†Try try again. Meanwhile, I actually like these. Thanks for the readers who have continued to read posts while I have been on a rest from it. ūüôā  

Preface to A New Start

Preface to A New Start

One day short of my 8th anniversary, I was laid off. ¬†I find myself feeling relieved. There were seven good years, and after the stress of the last year or so, I am grateful for the chance to regroup and start again. It was past time for me to move on, and this works. It has been almost a month, and my mojo is returning. I’m catching up on all the things that I didn’t have the energy or inclination…

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Sherlock Mentat Spock Fun – Calling for Quick Responses by 3 PM January 5th

Sherlock Mentat Spock Fun – Calling for Quick Responses by 3 PM January 5th

Thanks to everyone that participated! I meant to post the solution to the puzzle, and… as soon as it makes sense to me, I’ll do so. ūüôā /Heidi ———————————————————————————————————————– Be Sherlock, or Spock, or a mentat, and give this a try. ¬†Deadline: 3 p.m. January 5th, 2016 My friends, I ask if you would please look at the image below, and send ANY theories, observations, notes, information gathered or puzzle answer guesses – with your name and birthyear, to¬†insultpuzzleanswers@gmail.com.¬†My young…

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Intersections

Intersections

Walking the narrow edges of fractal pathways requires an ethics of compassion, footsteps chosen or constructed with kindness and care. ¬†Yet I am frustrated in all directions, still scenting the air for those elusive golden threads, the sweet spots of thriving that are at once so fragile and strong. I cannot help but believe in them, although I trip over them so seldom now. I wonder how I can sometimes be so discouraged by contexts that show little tolerance of…

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Notes on the US Student Loan Crisis

Notes on the US Student Loan Crisis

This is just to capture some initial thoughts about a very complex problem. I think it’s difficult for people to understand how much education costs now.¬†The situation has changed so very much over a generation that costs and priorities do deserve some analysis.¬†Our parents’ generation could earn enough over the summer job to pay for college, and no-one had to accrue substantial debt. Housing was much less exensive, too. Sometimes the loan is more for room and board than anything…

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