THE ARRIVAL AND IMMINENT DEPARTURE OF A SINGULARITY – Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s Provocative Question #47 A provocative question today that I think currently means very little. It probably meant something 200-years ago, but now? I doubt it. Here's the question: Personally? I think we reached it years ago -- probably at least 50 years ago -- and we are already in the throes of it. It did … Continue reading THE ARRIVAL AND IMMINENT DEPARTURE OF A SINGULARITY – Marilyn Armstrong

HEARING, IMPLANTS — AND WHAT’S THAT SOUND? – Marilyn Armstrong

A couple of days ago, Garry had his one-month follow-up for his cochlear implant. It's hard to believe it's just one month since the gear went on his head for the first time and it's also hard to believe how much change there has been in his ability to hear in just one month. I … Continue reading HEARING, IMPLANTS — AND WHAT’S THAT SOUND? – Marilyn Armstrong

HARD TIMES ARE GOOD FOR YOUR SOUL, IF YOU LIVE THROUGH THEM – Marilyn Armstrong

Easy times, good times are not always the best times, at least not for creating a better world. When the world is running smoothly and turning sweetly on its axis, we are not building solutions to important cultural issues. Problems force solutions. Difficulties change society. In the earliest years of what would later be called … Continue reading HARD TIMES ARE GOOD FOR YOUR SOUL, IF YOU LIVE THROUGH THEM – Marilyn Armstrong

AN ELABORATE CONSPIRACY – Marilyn Armstrong

It's an elaborate conspiracy Someone commented that "working on a problem" was, for WordPress, their version of progress. So I got to thinking. What is the opposite word -- the antonym as it were -- of progress? And after considerable research I discovered there is no antonym because "progress" is a contextual word and what … Continue reading AN ELABORATE CONSPIRACY – Marilyn Armstrong

WHAT’S THE ANTONYM FOR PROGRESS? Marilyn Armstrong

Someone commented that "working on a problem" was, for WordPress, their version of progress. So I got to thinking. What is the opposite word -- the antonym as it were -- of progress? And after considerable research I discovered there is no antonym because "progress" is a contextual word and what is means depends on … Continue reading WHAT’S THE ANTONYM FOR PROGRESS? Marilyn Armstrong

JUST ANOTHER UPDATE

I'm getting back into life. Progress feels rather glacial from my perspective but it's undeniably progress. I can write, as long as I keep stuff short. I still can't focus long enough to read much but I'm getting there. Close, very close. Finding a comfortable position in bed remains a major challenge because I can't yet lie … Continue reading JUST ANOTHER UPDATE