Monthly Archives: February 2019

“Caledonia” Has My Attention

I recently found this video on Youtube while looking for Scottish and Irish music. It has kept my attention since then, and I have listened to it many times. Dougie MacLean wrote this song while busking in France with some … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Journey | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Arwen and Jenny

While sitting at my desk before class this morning I found Arwen enjoying a moment with my sister’s dog Jenny

Posted in Pets | Tagged | Leave a comment

Balancing Two Desires

Class has been as demanding as always, but it has also been interesting. Yesterday for my information security class I studied a section on password cracking and learned how to get a user’s password from a web page that he … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Journey | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Some Interesting Developments

The past two weeks have been packed with activity. First, one of my sister’s dogs (Molly) became seriously ill, and we did not know whether she would survive. That was quite difficult because she is a very sweet dog who … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Journey | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Writing Prompt – Not a Mere Walking Stick

You buy what you think is a simple walking stick at a yard sale. You do not realize that it is Gandalf’s staff. How did such an item come to be at a yard sale (or in an antique shop … Continue reading

Posted in Writing Prompts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment