Category Archives: literature

Three Men in a Boat (a little humor and philosophy for the holiday season)

“Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need—a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe … Continue reading

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Some P.G. Wodehouse

Some thoughts about the perils of vanity printed in (where else?) Vanity Fair 1914. I have added an essay under the “WORDS” page from one of my favorite authors, P.G. (Plum Good) Wodehouse.  It’s just over a hundred years old … Continue reading

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Idle thinkers

“Institutions fear idle populations because an idler is a thinker and thinkers are not a welcome addition to most social situations.” Terence McKenna Click the name to get a little more taste of Mr McKenna’s philosophy.

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Reality

This is not sad or depressing.  This is the way of the universe.  We could all be wiser if we knew these simple truths.  Happy Halloween.  

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