Author Archives: houstinhobby

Which way to the Cooks?

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, or HLHS is a congenital heart condition that has no known cause. The left ventricle, which pumps blood to the body from the heart, does not develop. The condition is usually accompanied by aorta issues as … Continue reading

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The first 5 hours

My wife had gone to sleep. I was holding my son, Micah, now a day and a half old, in my arms, while sitting in a chair in our room at the hospital, reading things on my phone. He had … Continue reading

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OBERGEFELL ET AL. v. HODGES, DIRECTOR, OHIO

I think I’m past anger and depression and all the other typical rounds of things you feel when something traumatic happens and now I’ve reached acceptance. It’s over. The experiment is more or less over. It was a good democratic … Continue reading

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SRO License Class

I am roughly two years into my SRO License Class. For those of you who have no idea what that means, SRO stands for Senior Reactor Operator. You see in order for a person to be allowed to operate a … Continue reading

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The 2nd Amendment

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” That’s the amendment as written in the Bill of Rights of the Constitution … Continue reading

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Something’s not right here…

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Why I’m voting for Romney and not Obama.

I think everyone knows I’m fairly opinionated and I do indeed have an opinion on the coming election and this is it. I’m going to vote for Romney and not Obama and I have reasons for both. Firstly I will … Continue reading

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what-if.xkcd.com/1/

So as you may or may not know there is an excellent web comic out there that I am convinced that my friend Trip writes, although I know in reality he doesn’t, Randal Munroe does, called xkcd. It is a … Continue reading

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On Authority

Everything you know is very little. Let me stress that by stating it again but less Yoda like. You know very little. And I’m not saying that as an attack on you, the reader. It is true of everyone. The … Continue reading

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Logic and Science

I’d like to start by stating something that I find rather obvious but which seems not to be anymore. Logic, which is to say a person’s ability to use their knowledge and experience to form reasoned chains of expressions about … Continue reading

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