I am learning about ANOVA in statistics this week. I wanted to document some important resources for my usage later. This is something I certainly can use in my career. […]

Kindness and Kant

We are living in an age where I am constantly being hit with stories about people that are acting in ways that they should know better, and yet they do […]


Parvenu An upstart; one who has risen from the ranks. The word was made popular in France by Marivaux’s Paysan Parvenu (1735) E. Cobham Brewer – Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase […]

Saturday Night Ruminations

It is a great evening. I am sitting in the dark. I am in the midst of a Microeconomics class and it has really been testing my brain. The course […]


Naphtha The Greek name for an inflammable, bituminous substance coming from the ground in certain districts; in the MEDEA legend it is the name of the drug used by the […]

To Hang Fire

Going back to some terminology I discover during my readings. You fine folks may find it of interest for TTRPGs or general writing. I am currently reading “Brewer’s Dictionary of […]

I am a stranger in this world

I am a stranger in this world, and there is a severe solitude and painful lonesomeness in my exile. I am alone, but in my aloneness I contemplate an unknown […]

A Means to an End

This past year I took a moral philosophy course. I was pleasantly shocked to find that the behaviors in my life reflect many of the philosophies we studied. I did […]

NASA InSight

InSight Coverage

InSight coverage at #NASAInSight This is so exciting. I love that next month I turn 45 and I still get giddy like I am 5 years old watching missions. […]

Golden Key

I mentioned before that I did not do well in high school due to my health and always falling behind. With my continued success in my classes, I went ahead and […]

Day 1 – Active Every Day

I flounder with my weight and fitness. I will go strong for 6-7 months, I lose a ton of weight and then something happens. It is one of two things. […]


I learned this word today while doing some anthropology homework. I was describing my job from an etic, cultural outsider, point of view. I wanted to find a word to […]

Fantastic Update to My Education

My last post brought some action on my account. It seems there was work being done, I just had not heard what was going on. Even though I was kicking […]

Crawling through Cybersecurity

My last class was American Government. Talk about a very apropos topic at this time in our political climate. It was a great class and actually very difficult. I used […]


I remember vividly where I was and what I was doing on the morning of 9/11/2001. I was on the top floor of the company’s office. I sat in the […]

Education and Personal Philosophy

I did not do well in high school. Besides my own mental health issues, I was also dealing with physical health issues. I would miss a lot of school and […]