Index to old posts and commentaries

Posted 12 October 2023

Here is an index to my old posts and commentaries on, from the start to October 1 of 2023. They are listed by category and in reverse chronological order. That makes sense in most cases although my posts on cancer are likely best read bottom up (oldest first).


Squirrel! December 19, 2020.

Marion’s Birthday Composition and Concert. June 1, 2021.

Cancer. Note that this section is perhaps best read bottom up – that gives you a chronological view.

I woke up this morning. February 13, 2022.

Our cancer journey continues. November 28, 2020.

Our Cancer Journey, part 8: Gratitude, and closing the books on this phase of this journey. April 29, 2020.

Cancer post 7: Material for your cancer journey if you have one: resources useful for Cancer patients and patients of other life-threatening diseases, their families, and perhaps us all during COVID-19. April 26, 2020

Cancer Journey Part 6: Science, Cancer, and my Faith. April 21, 2020.

Our Cancer Journey Part 5: What we learned for ourselves, what you can learn from what we learned. April 13, 2020.

Our Cancer Journey, Part 4: Lessons from the science. March 19, 2020.

Our Cancer Journey – Part 3: 2018 continues, 2019, and on into 2020. March 10, 2020.

Our Cancer Journey – Part 2. March 9, 2020.

Our Cancer Journey – part 1. February 13, 2020.

Religion and spirituality

My first Father’s Day as a Father was 40 years ago today. June 20, 2022.

Thanksgiving 2021. November 5, 2021.

New post: Five Smooth Stones. Text of a sermon presented on 20 June 2021.

Jeremiah told us in the Old Testament what to do about COVID-19. April 26, 2021.

Social issues and politics

A post about a very successful fundraiser – getting a new care for Heather Lake, aka “The Coffee Lady” and a person who has done much to help the unhoused of the Bloomington area. January 22, 2022.

Happy New Year. We are all already traumatized. January 1, 2022. 

Inspired by Senator Ted Cruz. November 8, 2021. This post had perhaps one of the most amusing side effects of anything I have posted. An apparent misunderstanding of how it was that I had been inspired by Ted Cruz seems to have resulted in me being added to Representative Ms. Marjorie Taylor Green’s mailing list. That wasn’t how I meant it….

11 Thoughts about 9/11. September 11, 2021.

Labor Day Reflections. September 6, 2021.

Resources for anti-racists in general and resources for computer professionals to increase diversity in the computing profession. August 18, 2021.

To those not vaccinated against COVID-19: please look at the evidence, and then choose to be kind. May 23, 2021.