Archive | January 2015

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What is Joy? (for the 3rd week of Advent)

“Waiting Actively” Have you had the experience in which you keep looking at a word, and the more you look at it, the less familiar it seems? You look at it, or hear it said out loud, and part of your brain says, “Is that even a word?” Psychologists call this “semantic satiation”. The theory […]

Wait a minute…. (for the second week of Advent)

Wait a second. Okay, just a little longer. Okay, it’ll be any time now… How much waiting do you do in your average day? Week? Year? Where do you do your waiting? What do you wait for? How are you with waiting? What do you do while you wait? We are in week 2 of […]

2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 770 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 13 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the […]