Monthly Archives: April 2017

Far-Flung Happiness

This week it was brought to my attention that science has not extended life expectancy, science has mitigated the potential for premature death. Seventy-year-olds were not unheard of in previous centuries. Galileo died at 77 in 1642; Isaac Newton at … Continue reading

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Happiness Used Up?

My years do not qualify me yet as an antique. The adjectives “old” and “obsolete” may sway some to classify me as vintage, but its accompanying connotation of “exceptionally fine” would immediately disqualify that as a descriptor. This same reasoning … Continue reading

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Happiness, roasted

Poor little guy Husk hanging by a thread Crisped by and by Roasted, salted, dead I split and shelled Pistachio unbound Nut grasped and held Half-shell caught dangling down Silk strand attached Connecting catacomb Brave worm dispatched Poly to Monochrome … Continue reading

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Happiness, echoed

I admit; I have entertained the thought that perhaps one day my brilliant, cutting-edge, witty, indispensable, five-and-a-half year, weekly blog would be discovered. And why not? With only 300 million other blogs out there, and my aggressive “Field of Dreams” … Continue reading

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The Probability of Happiness

So if I have conducted 81 interviews from a pool of 189 applicants, and I have an array of application review scores that ranked the applicants from 1 to 189 to determine which 81 I would interview, and I now … Continue reading

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