Category Archives: rambling

Is Washington Working?

Last night I had this train of thought run through my head. Since he has been elected President Trump appears to be ‘getting things done’ by Executive Order. Each day that goes by he’s signed E-O’s to make things happen. … Continue reading

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Jaywalking

So I just had a false Aha! moment. Or rather an Aha! moment that happened to be incorrect. It happened at the end of the first show in the series Mr. Selfridge. As Mr. Selfridge and his wife walk away … Continue reading

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Driving in Winter

I grew up on the prairie where it gets down to -40 in the winter. The last 4 years I lived there I did the commute to the city, 45 minutes to town, 15 minutes in town. The same on … Continue reading

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I’ve become a public figure

Well it’s gotten to 1:20 AM and I’m finally swinging round to doing this post. At points throughout the day the thought had passed through my head that nablopomo months with topics might actually be easier. Trying to come up … Continue reading

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The difference a choice of word can make

This week I broke a news story related to the local election. Another local journalist had the story but he works for a print publication (newspaper) that comes out on Wednesday. We got the info on Monday morning and by the afternoon I … Continue reading

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Got my Passport and visited another country

Sheesh this post-a-day thing is harder than it looks … I think I missed Sunday. And I missed Sunday because we went for a drive and got back in the evening and then had an evening of catch-up on TV. … Continue reading

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No Alternative Theory Exists Leaves us with No Alternatives and a Host of UnExplainables

I read this piece (http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/life-and-physics/2013/may/04/no-alternative-bayes-penalties-philosophy-thatcher-merkel) with some trepidation. When I get to the description of Bayesian statistics which says: “Bayesian statistics owes its name to Reverend Thomas Bayes (c 1701-1761) and considers trust, or the degree of belief, as probability. … Continue reading

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