A to Z Challenge 2022 – Nonsensical Cybersecurity Haikus

Hi there! I snuck into WordPress today. Lo and behold, the temptation to join the A to Z challenge is just too strong. Star Trek’s The Borg echoes back, “Resistance is futile.” Darn, I missed the sign-up this year! However, I’ll host my own private mini-challenge within this post in order to celebrate the spirit…

First Lines Fridays #1

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the rules…

Part 2: Navigating Political Discussion with Family Members

Hello! Yesterday I posted some philosophical thoughts in Part 1: Reflections on “The Drowning Child”. I concluded that post with this question which I wanted to explore more in depth today: “If we are obligated to save the life of a child in need, is there a fundamental difference between saving one who is right in…

Aspen Ideas Festival

No Idea Is So Outlandish That It Should Not Be Considered With A Searching But At The Same Time A Steady Eye – Winston Churchill Enjoyed this year’s invigorating Aspen Ideas Festival these past few days. Various leaders around the world engaged in a deep discussion of the ideas and issues across many disciplines that both…

IBM World Community Grid

Hello everyone, hope you are well today! Inspired by a post I read on Tony Burgess’s post, “The Thing About: The Virus“, I thought about various efforts to help find a cure and treatment for COVID-19. IBM’s World Community Grid allows anyone with a computer, smartphone, or tablet to donate their unused processing power to…

#OctPoWriMo4 – Electrifying Cage

SparksBranch-likeSafely lockedin Faraday’ssilver cage that shields from thousands of volts Electricity generates light showEvanescent RazzmatazzTwinklingSight LifeExcitesPowerfulSpectacularPhenomenal music lingers tonight

#Elegy Poem – When Refrigerators Attack

Hello! Here is my take on BrewNSpew’s Word of the Week Challenge: Witty 🙂 Word of the Week – witty (adjective) – showing or characterized by quick and inventive verbal humor. synonyms – humorous, amusing, droll, funny, comical, clever, chucklesome, jocular, lively, waggish. Eugenia @ BrewNSpew When Refrigerators Attack Oh refrigerator! My refrigerator!Hackers have infiltrated your system Developed a…

Gratitude Scavenger Hunt: 8 Things

Hello everyone! I first saw this challenge on Winnie’s blog in which I enjoyed the beauty she explores. Sadje at Keep it Alive has found this scavenger hunt, and she invited her followers along. So, I decided to tag along as well! Find something that makes you happy Currently I’m feeling good as I am…

Sunshine Blogger Award #3 from A Guy Called Bloke

“Ô, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.” ― Roman Payne Okay shades are out! 3rd nomination is from Rory @ A Guy Called Bloke and K-9 Doodlepip! Thanks Rory! Rory has created quite several interesting activities to keep us well entertained. You’ll see when you check out his questions! He shares interesting…