Tag Archives: last things

In Praise of Lilacs, Blue Sky and Rain

I have been feeling down, depressed and worse. So I wrote about emotions, personality disorders, predestination, flowers and making sense. Continue reading

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Another Trip to the Emergency Room

Good news, my son and I had a long chat last Saturday. Not-so-good news, we had it in the local emergency room. Still, it could have been worse. After a few hours of fluids and pain meds, he wasn’t feeling … Continue reading

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Waiting on a Dead World: Science and Being Human

Instead of writing about Halloween, I’ll share a seasonally-appropriate story and talk about science, death being human: Waiting on a Dead World Inspiration and Stellar Evolution Still Seeking a Solar System Analog Metaphors and the Lives of Stars Sirius, Procyon … Continue reading

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Happy Death?!

“Happy death” sounds like an oxymoron. Like cold fire, which turns out to be Shakespearean. “…Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health!…” (“Romeo and Juliet,” Act I, Scene I, Romeo; Shakespeare (1597)) A happy death is also something … Continue reading

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