Monthly Archives: September 2014

Word origins

Word origins are interesting to me. I heard someone say that “ancient Hebrew only had 600 words”, so I googled it and found: “Biblical Hebrew had a remarkably small number of words – 8,000 at most, with 1,700 used only … Continue reading

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Good words

The problem is: Do we see the necessity or importance of this change? But we are so conditioned to this idea that we must work, and created a structure of a society that demands that we work, from morning to … Continue reading

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(This) Man’s Best Friend

Another year passes by and even though the hurt has been dulled, it never goes completely away. Every year I read what I originally wrote and every time I realize exactly how powerful those words are.   Sent: Thursday, September … Continue reading

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Funerals

Funerals have no purpose for the dead person. They are only for the people left behind. It’s probably not every day that someone might say they went to a “good” funeral, but a few years ago, I did just that. … Continue reading

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Interesting quote

I heard this one at the end of an otherwise not-so-interesting movie and just had to write it down: “It is said that wisdom comes with age, but with openness and skepticism (the key principles of the scientific method) we … Continue reading

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Pregnancy is an infection?

Usually when something foreign enters the human body, the host body tries to get rid of the foreign object. White blood cells are generated by the human body as a defense mechanism against foreign objects. It is possible for something … Continue reading

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What am I?

I am a rationalist…  I see the world with glasses made of logic and sensibility. I am a humanist…  I see that people respond to the way they are treated. If you treat them good, they will treat you good. … Continue reading

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Puzzle me this

The blonde gal called her boyfriend, nearly in tears: “Honey, I’m trying to put together this puzzle and I can’t get any of the pieces to line up.” He knew there was very little he could do over the phone, … Continue reading

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Living in a world of fantasy

I am not a sports fan, but I have heard of fantasy football. It’s where people get together and pretend to be team owners, “draft” players, and score their teams progress through the season. It’s a pretend game that traces back to … Continue reading

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The space race

The fastest way for NASA to get funding is to encourage another country to go to the moon. Think of the outrage & national pride if another country went up there, drove our lunar rover around, took down our flag, … Continue reading

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