After what seems like a decade-long hiatus, the blogging bug hit me again, and I decided to relaunch this blog. However, I decided to shelf the politics for a more general lifestyle theme based on what has become more important in my life: getting healthy in both mind and body. To be blunt, I got … Continue reading
Some may have notice that I haven’t updated this blog for a while. Unfortunately, on April 29 my mother-in-law passed away of natural causes and we’ve been spending a lot of time with the funeral preparations and getting her estate in order. Now that most of the hard work has been completed, I’ll be returning … Continue reading
As I ease back into my regular posting schedule, I though I’d share this incredibly cool interactive music map. While I might quibble with some of songs selected as representative of a genre, it’s pretty much right on target. If you like music, enjoy! Click the graphic below for the interactive site.
In recent days, we’ve looked at the “Liberaltarianizing” of the United States, and how Americans seem to be too quick to trade their freedom for safety. In what is a third part of an unintended series, we focus on foreign policy and how that affects both of the previous topics. The Obama administration as made … Continue reading
Yesterday I wrote about the tendency for Americans to easily trade their freedom for safety, and it seems that I’m not the only one thinking about liberty. Courtesy of Glenn Reynolds’ Instapundit blog, there has been some discussion of the “libertarianizing” of America on social issues, but away from it on political issues. In discussing … Continue reading
With the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing accounted for (one dead – Tamelan, the other in custody – Dzhokhar), and more details of the story emerging, I’ve been spending some time thinking about the issues of liberty and security, considering the breadth and scope of the massive manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers. It’s … Continue reading