Reviewing The Last Prospector by Cairn Rodrigues

In astronomy, the solstice occurs twice each year - when the Sun reaches its highest or lowest point in the sky.   The word solstice is derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still).  The day of the solstice is either the longest day of the year (in summer) or the shortest day of the year (in winter) for any place … Continue reading Reviewing The Last Prospector by Cairn Rodrigues

A Laboriously Extended Metaphor on Perfectionism and Self-Doubt

I'm a perfectionist. As one of my friends likes to joke, "I'm working on my perfectionism." No one holds me to as high a standard as I hold myself.  I don't see it as bad or good.  Sometimes perfectionism is useful. Other times, it can be stultifying. I've made friends with my inner editor, and … Continue reading A Laboriously Extended Metaphor on Perfectionism and Self-Doubt