Paying the Price of Inaction

Harry Browne wrote the following in his book "How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World": Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There's a price to pay if you want to make things better, a price to pay just

Reorganizing Our Home

We have had some microfiber fabric couches for about fifteen years. With three children, you can imagine that they have seen their share of spills and grime. It has been possible to clean them with some alcohol and microfiber cloths. For the

The Impact of AI on our Future Lifestyles: Risks and Considerations

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is become an increasingly integral part of our lives, shaping our interactions and experiences in many ways. Even if we do not use AI directly, it is likely that the services we rely on will. As AI technology con

My Experience with the Freewrite Smart Typewriter

The Freewrite Smart Typewriter promises to be a game-changer for me when it comes to staying focused while writing. As someone who often gets easily distracted by the countless notifications and temptations of the digital world, the promise

My Hive Long-Term Strategy

A few days ago, I wrote a post titled 12K HP Milestone Within Reach. This post pondered what to do after reaching 12K HP. I am still short of the goal. But I have been thinki

12K HP Milestone Within Reach

My Hive Power is about to reach 12,000 HP. I am still 40 HP shy of the mark. I figure I will likely reach the goal in early September. I am thinking about the significance of this milestone. I had plans for what to do once I reached 12K HP.

Life Can Be Mysterious

Lately I've been grappling with a sense of restlessness, a subtle dissatisfaction that has been niggling away at the back of my mind. It's not a lament of "woe is me" but more of a frustration, an annoyance that has been simmering beneath th

Personal Insights From Mem X

I recently ran a prompt on Mem Chat to discover themes from my journal entries. allows you to tag your notes to create collections. In this way, you can limit your queries to use a collections, which are a subset of your notes to prod

Motorcycle Riding: A Journey of Freedom and Discovery

It has been many years, decades since I have been on a motorcycle. I got my first motorcycle when I was 15. It was a 1982 Yamaha 650 bike. I had wanted a motorcycle once I started earning money. We spotted one on the side of a country road.

The Role of AI in Nurturing Spiritual Growth

In this age of technological advancements, the intersection between AI and spirituality is a topic worth exploring. While the idea of an AI priest may not involve the administration of sacraments, it can serve as a valuable mentor or spiritu

The Coming Data Explosion

I am increasingly convinced that hosting one's content on a personal website or a decentralized platform like Hive is becoming more preferable. The rise of AI, particularly tools like Chat GPT, has made content creation faster and easier, le

Using AI as an Editor for Improved Writing

As a writer, I spend a lot of time journaling and writing blog posts to express myself. However, I often struggle with making my musings understandable to readers. To address this issue, I have been exploring the use of AI to edit my writing