Archives for May 2012

Why Should Life Be Simple?

Readers have often pointed out to me that my site has no consistent message. When you read other blogs, their philosophies are sharpened down to a point: simplicity, live consciously or nonconformity. In comparison, mine seems rather haphazard. Part of this is focus—writers have opinions about many subjects, but they are only interesting when writing […]

The Strangeness of Everyday Things

Have you ever repeated a word to yourself so many times that you begin to notice the strangeness of the sound it makes? The repetition begins to conceal the meaning of the word, so you notice what it actually sounds like. I’ve found the same thing happens the more you learn about a subject. As […]