fWell I sit here on a quiet Friday morning sipping my coffee getting ready for the end of my work week and a couple of thoughts popped into my head. And I said lets share them with the world as the name of my post is ‘Eyes of the World’
The Empty Nest. Yes my wife and I have hit that spot in life when our major purpose of parenthood is waning. Our roles are changing. Oh yes we still try to guide…
Read on, we are on the cusp of the next great innovation in electronics;
NYTimes: Bend It, Charge It, Dunk It: Graphene, the Material of Tomorrow
For those of you that follow me, you probably know that I do not Blog on a daily basis, well at least not daily when I am up to my eyeballs in alligators and am trying to drain the swamp (Read that work keeps me busy and away from the fun things in life). But that is not the reason for today’s installment. NOOO today I take on ‘the man’. No again, not the Government (well I bet it’s all…
Climbing Huashan (华山), China’s Most Heart-stopping Hike
In China’s Shaanxi province, 120 kilometers (75 miles) west of Xi’an, the peaks of Mount Hua, or Huashan (华山), pierce the clouds, tempting adventurers to explore their heights.
The westernmost of China’s legendary Five Great Mountains, Huashan has stood as a destination for Daoist and Buddhist pilgramage for centuries—though the inaccessability of its peaks attracts only the most dedicated of pilgrims.
The southern peak reaches the highest altitude at 2,155 meters (7,070 feet), igniting the imaginations of thrill-seeking travellers. Home to an ancient monastery that in recent years has been converted into a tea house, the trail to the peak is one of the most dangerous in the world. Those brave enough to make the climb face steep and winding staircases carved into the cliffs and Huashan’s notorious plank road: a series of wooden planks affixed to the mountain’s face with no rails or barracades between hikers and the abyss below.
Well I was beginning to think that it wasn’t going to happen but ‘Spring has Sprung’ here in northern New Jersey. After this winter I also was beginning to think that Global Warming was a farce. Now after the past couple of winters when we had warmer weather and little snow I was a true believer in Global Warming. But this winter? After all we froze our fannies off here. It depends on who you…
Standing on a tower, world at my command. You just keep a turning while i’m playing in the band….
Originally posted on WORDS MATTER:Ialways found that metaphor intriguing. Why? Glad you asked.
Aside from the fact that it was a title to a late 1970′s album by what could be considered the last the ‘protest singers’, namely Mr. Harry Chapin, it, to me, stirs up such an evocative…
Grateful Dead=Therapy for your soul