Changing perspectives on timeless things

I went to the local fairgrounds last weekend for a day at the steam show. What's a steam show, you ask? Like almost everything else, it's about people getting together. In this case, it's about people who collect, restore, buy, sell, and tinker with antique engines, machines, tractors, farm equipment, even lawn mowers. I've been going to this particular [...]

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Everest: the world’s tallest tombstone

After a brief, morbid fascination with Mount Everest, possibly initiated by this blog post (warning: the linked post features graphic photos of dead bodies), I've consumed [...]

I had a dream last night …

... that we were floating in space, connected to each other by only a thin umbilical cord. The cord snapped and I began to drift away from you. I was helpless. I tried to swim [...]