The Perversity of Inanimate Objects

| August 28, 2011

According to Flagle’s Law of the Perversity of Inanimate Objects as quoted in The Laws of Experimental Science, Any inanimate object may be expected at any time to behave in a manner that is entirely unexpected and totally unpredictable for reasons which are completely unknown or thoroughly obscure. This concept has been further explored by sainted […]

Some Tales from the Unpredictability Chronicles – Kids and Dogs

| August 15, 2011

Nature is unpredictable. All Nature’s creatures are equipped to work with that fact, and it’s why we humans created such damnable things as religion and statistics. It’s also why, without looking like it, I have a tool and first aid kit either on my person or within reach 24/7  that includes a heavy duty multi-tool, […]

Muddy Waters

| August 14, 2011

Intrinsic (adjective) – Belonging to or part of the real nature of something/somebody. Safe (adjective) – Not likely to lead to any physical harm or danger. Not involving much or any risk; not likely to be wrong or to upset somebody. I obtained the definitions above from the online Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Please note […]

The Greatest Thing You’ll Ever Learn…

Guest Post by Mrs. LFM

| August 10, 2011

… Is just to love and be loved in return… ~Eden Ahbez, Nature Boy Most of my writing is motivated by spite. Something annoys me and rather than ranting someone’s ear off about it, I’ll either take it to my diary, Facebook or a blog post. I don’t often write when I’m blissfully happy… I […]

Getting My Gear Off My Belt

| August 1, 2011

Thanks to a post on the always informative a while back, I got serious about something that’s been on my mind for a couple years now –  employing a shoulder rig to get some essential gear up off my belt, and away from interference with any outerwear I might have on.  Hiking in cold […]