Geordie got to visit Santa Claus this year...he looks a bit skeptical here, but I think I'll convince him in the end. ("Of course this 22 year old kid isn't the real Santa Claus, but he's working for Santa. Santa's busy with your presents right now.") The weather forecast says we'll get snow on the mountain tomorrow, … Continue reading Happy Holidays!
And it did. Maybe we shouldn't be happy that California and other states have legalized marijuana. At this point, we need every last brain cell just to carry on. And we have not only Trump to consider, but also the major Republican win all over the map. Who will check Trump? Where's the balance? I get … Continue reading It Can Happen Here
You have no time to read. I'll keep it simple. A Lunar Eclipse: For Couples (or if you're going solo, get creative) The sun. If you have a dog, include dog. Make some sort of sun out of whatever you have on hand. Panty hose make for a nice impromptu stretchy material to attach the … Continue reading Halloween Costumes for The Procrastinators, The Couples, and/or The Underly-Ambitious Yet Self-Satisfied DIYers
I'm working on a project with Andreas (you may know him as "Nannus") to translate Frege's "On the Scientific Justification of a Concept Script," which is funny since I don't know much about Frege—close to nothing—and I don't speak German. Nannus, however, is a native German speaker with a strong grasp of English and logic, … Continue reading Translating in the Dark
A few years back I went to a lecture intended for professors and graduate students in philosophy. It was open to the public, even minimally publicized, but the second I entered the classroom I realized no other 'outsiders' had attended. The lecture turned out to be very technical, chock full of scholarly jargon. But after … Continue reading The Will to Believe