Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of our wedding day. Given all the recent health developments it was extremely personally gratifying to spend the day driving through the mountains and walking around in nature a bit, enjoying the sights and sounds of the Rockies.
Here are a couple of photos, followed by some obligatory philosophical musing.
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For recent subscribers to this blog, it isn’t normally “all Denise, all the time” as it has been lately. I primarily write about other stuff that strikes my fancy. With Denise’s significant improvements of late, the updates should be less frequent, but I’ll continue to cover the highlights.
But for now, here are a few things that seemed interesting to me in the past while (unrelated to Denise)…
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Man alive, am I behind in blogging. With so much going on with Denise (by the way, she was officially discharged yesterday) and with the RazerLift, it has been nearly impossible to find the time. But, here goes with some interesting stuff…
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Suppose I started telling you a story involving Hobbits and wizards, and something about a ring. Immediately you would recognize that I am describing “Middle Earth” as Tolkien called it.
But you would never confuse Middle Earth for our world.
Continue reading “Queers, language and the nature of reality”
Diverting public funds to subsidize private schools seems like a bad idea, doesn’t it? Well, apparently about 2/3 of Albertans think it’s a bad idea.
Let’s do some math.
Continue reading “Public education, private education and funding”
Here’s a bunch of stuff I found interesting recently, beginning with legalized pot.
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Some interesting stuff I read recently…
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This week’s interesting stuff, still with a lot of election fallout. But starting to move on with “real life” again.
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As a “conservative” (leaning libertarian…) I tend to have something of a mistrust of government. My mistrust comes in two forms; one principled and the other practical. The principled mistrust is a subject for another day; today I want to reflect on the practical mistrust.
Despite its best intentions, government so frequently ends up being more harmful than beneficial.
Continue reading “Mistrust of government – some practical considerations”