Lucky garden A domestic ebony panther lurks at the edge of a lush floral garden sure to find some unsuspecting feathered or furry prey nearby.

Are you a Wordle nerdal?

As previously posted (here you can learn about the basics of the game Wordle and find some strategies for novice or casual Wordle players that lead to successes virtually 100% of the time. Since then, numerous strategies have been employed with varying success. However, if you fancy yourself to be more of an advanced... Continue Reading →

Don’t force your children…

"Don't force your children into your ways, for they were created for a time different from your own." Plato Words as true now as they were over two millennia ago. Such a simple precept, yet so difficult to remember that our children did not get the same experience as we had in our youth, nor... Continue Reading →

What we call pleasure…

"What we call pleasure, and rightly so, is the absence of all pain." Cicero Correction: Numbness is the absence of all pain, which some may find pleasurable in brief intervals. Though it isn't sustainable, nor productive. It might be challenging for many to achieve a complete lack of physical or mental suffering, but we needn't... Continue Reading →

How wonderful it is…

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." Anne Frank We may all have different designs on what it is that would improve the world. Though that should not stop us from making the smallest effort in this very moment to make that change. The most... Continue Reading →

My life has been full…

"My life has been full of terrible misfortunes, most of which never happened." Michel de Montaigne There are a few famous versions of this expression throughout the history of humankind. About 2000 years ago, Seneca's version from his thirteenth letter "On Groundless Fears" stated that "we suffer more often in imagination than in reality". More... Continue Reading →

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