Archive for October, 2011

Goodbye Grandpa

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Earlier today my grandfather passed away.  It’s put me in a rather gloomy mood.  Whenever I reflect on death I get really depressed.  We live incredibly short lives.  There’s never any guarantee of tomorrow. Many years ago I spent a lot of time reading philosophy.  I spend most of my time with science these days, […]

Swallowed Up By The Night

Monday, October 17th, 2011

I believe I’ve mentioned this before, but I love to take long walks at late hours.  As I was out tonight, I realized that after around 30 minutes or so, I enter into a trance.  Maybe trance isn’t the right word.  Maybe a state of intense concentration and focus?  I’m only half-conscious as to what’s […]