HL Lee

HL Lee
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
January 01
With a wife and two daughters, I sometimes have more thoughts in my head than sense. Always I hope that the arc of history moves forward, so this blog is my attempt to jot down things as they are, or as I see them, so we can remember the here and now. Or, as T.S. Eliot wrote: We shall not cease from exploration/ And the end of all our exploring/ Will be to arrive where we started/ And know the place for the first time.


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FEBRUARY 6, 2012 9:13AM

Winter Dreams

The towns of Wellfleet and Provincetown, near the tip of Cape Cod, are two of my favorite places, especially in the cold of winter. During our first big snowfall this year (weeks ago as of this writing), I looked out the window at gray clouds and slush, and dreamed of… Read full post »

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JANUARY 16, 2012 10:23AM

The End of the World, 2012 Edition

            I'm not sure where all this concern originated about the End of the WorldTM on December 21, 2012, except that supposedly the Mayan calendar predicted it on that date. In fact, this is just one more example of popular myth arising from a misunderstanding/… Read full post »

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NOVEMBER 29, 2011 1:25AM

Out But Not Down--Engineering My Own Business

I wasn't surprised when I lost my job in November 2009. I was an electronic engineer working at a large design consulting firm, if “working” could describe my activity those final months. Aside from searching online for articles useful to my employer, I had little to do. As with so many… Read full post »