Monthly Archives: April 2014

Equilibrium and Trapping

This was the last day of my visit to UT.  Over the course of the week, I had wanted to schedule some hikes with the pups over to Barton Springs, more art and music, and maybe some nightlife, more time … Continue reading

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Science and Struggle: Immunity, International Studies, and the Media

This was the 6th day of my week at UT.  Trying to explore different paths for the less-structured individual.  Science like language does have a lot of rules, but also has some interesting diversity and exception.  It tends to minimize … Continue reading

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A Split Day: My Animal Activism Hat and my Linguist Hat

Another visit to the nursing home.  This time, I brought the dogs, and asked the staff to help the person I was visiting into a wheelchair so we could go out to the courtyard.  Petey somehow immediately sensed the hurt … Continue reading

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Language, Numbers, and the Right to Be Different

The nice thing about universities is that there are many different disciplines (liberal, medical, engineering, and other) that can be explored.  I spent a little time modifying the code on my day sculptor program to include an initial hat event … Continue reading

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An afternoon with the UT engineers.

A quick visit to the nursing home confirms that my presence, although much appreciated, does not dramatically change the physical state of most of the inhabitants.  Indeed, one of the stroke victims still cannot move her arm.  I proceed to … Continue reading

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Point of View and Possibility

I found the discussion around Hay’s work exciting.  She has worked with dancers as talented as Baryshnikov, and after the talks, the group began to discuss the existence of truth.  She has spent her life trying to reprogram reflexive actions, … Continue reading

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Understanding Loss

I went up to the Austin area for some medical care, trying to care for my parents, and also experience some of the intellectual and artistic life that surrounds the University of Texas.  It was $209 for a week in … Continue reading

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