I’m Not Dead Yet (but I did lose a week)

Yeah, it’s Friday afternoon and up til now I haven’t posted anything in a full week – and the last thing I posted may have seemed a little ominous. Good news, everyone (well, hopefully, you think it’s good news) – I am still here on Earth! I find this fact absolutely glorious. But then…if I’mContinue reading “I’m Not Dead Yet (but I did lose a week)”

A simple curse of damnation

[Wizard’s Editorial Note: Now, it wouldn’t be very much like me – nor would it be very much like this blog – to devolve into a death-spiral of the power of positive thinking. Thanksgiving is important – and should dominate this period of time, but if we leave unsaid gratitude’s opposite – those things weContinue reading “A simple curse of damnation”

Sometimes, the Tricks are so Simple That They Aren’t Even Tricks (Gear Up Mondays)

“Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” -Sun Tzu,Continue reading “Sometimes, the Tricks are so Simple That They Aren’t Even Tricks (Gear Up Mondays)”