Shards of Consciousness

Renew Yourself By Changing Pace

My wife, Lady Glynis, and I are both on vacation this week. She is in the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) and has gone to the Pennsic War. The Pennsic War is an event the SCA holds every year at Cooper's Lake near New Castle, Pennsylvania. People come from all over the world. Officially Pennsic is a war between the East Kingdom and the Middle Kingdom. Unofficially they fight to see who gets to include Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in their Kingdom. The loser gets Pittsburgh. :-) Read more

Five Ways to Make Yourself Miserable

If you come here regularly, you'll know that I can tend toward the abstract and quietly upbeat, so today I thought I would be a little more practical and give some concrete tips on how to make yourself (and as a bonus, those around you), completely and utterly miserable.
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Love is the Power

Starbucker, over at Ramblings From a Glass Half Full, has been trying to tease out the things that are most important in reaching a place of success and happiness. He's got a list of 30 candidates that he wants to pare down to 10 with our input. Pop over, read the post, and tell him what you think. I'll wait........... Read more

The Delusion of Multitasking

So we're electrified, computerized, and webified. We have eight windows open on our desktop while listening to our mp3s, working on our next project, and studying history. We are MULTITASKING and pitying the poor old folks who can only do one thing at a time. Read more

Exploring Pathways to Freedom