Fred (Au Natural)

I'm not dead yet... Married with adult kids. Hiker, backpacker, photographer nudie, and dreamer of implausible dreams

“Interesting Paradox, but How Useful Is It?” — Women’s Wilderness Legend, Waterproof

1. a pragmatic attitude or policy.”ideology was tempered with pragmatism” 2. PHILOSOPHY an approach that assesses the truth of meaning of theories or beliefs in terms of the success of their practical application. (How well does it work?) I like pragmatism. Back in my philosophy studying days (ages 18 and 19) pragmatism (as a philosophy) had almost […] […]


Conflict is Essential — Catch a Falling Star

The case has been made in an article by John Welford ( that English King Henry the VIII may have suffered from a genetic disorder commonly known as “having Kell blood” which may have made having a living male heir almost impossible with his first two wives. The disorder causes frequent miscarriages in the children […] […]