The Laramee Filter: pseudorandom thoughts, subsequently put on the Internet.
 
Themes: (all) | Book Reviews | Crypto | DFW | Hiking | Japanese | Music
| Pacific NW | Quotes | Sociopolitical | Trail Running | UMass Amherst
Years: 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016
| 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008
 
 
2022
Introducting Benky Cards: Japanese Verb Flash Cards
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 24th, 2022
May I Please Get Off of the Mass Shooting Media Roller Coaster Now?
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 15th, 2022
The Profound Irony of The Big Lie (Is That It's a Big Lie)
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 10th, 2022
This Trail Run Brought To You By "Love The One You're With" by Crosby Stills and Nash
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 8th, 2022
Sociopolitical Thoughts on the Legitimacy of the Supreme Court
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:March 26th, 2022
A Highly Scientific Chart Showing the [Profound Lack of] Availability of Adams Natural Peanut Butter During the Pandemic
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:February 25th, 2022
A Brief Inventory of Japanese Study Before Our Sensai Returns
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:February 19th, 2022
My Litmus Test for Sociopolitical Confirmation Bias
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:February 12th, 2022
A Succinct Japanese Phrase That Has a Lot Going On
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:January 28th, 2022
Japanese Is A Fascinating Language
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:January 20th, 2022
We've Reached the Halfway Point for the Homeschool Academic Year
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:January 19th, 2022
My Favorite Photos From 2021
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:January 9th, 2022
A Quick Introduction to NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens)
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:January 1st, 2022
2021
My Entry Into (and Exit From) the Cryptocurrency Market
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:December 31st, 2021
My Unorthodox Hike to the Summit of Del Campo
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:August 28th, 2021
I May Have Inadvertently Taken the Best Photo I've Ever Taken at Rainy Lake Today
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:July 9th, 2021
My Hike on Mount Pilchuck and How I Got To Learn All About SCV SAR (Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue)
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:June 30th, 2021
I Think It's Time For a New National Holiday
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:June 15th, 2021
I Had My First Black Bear Encounter On a Trail Run Today
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:June 13th, 2021
My Playlist For the Very Short, Quick, and Efficient Training Loop
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:June 9th, 2021
I Made the Mistake Of Trying To Understand the Medical Data About Cholesterol
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:June 5th, 2021
Here's One Fun Fact About My Daughter: She Loves Dogs
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:June 2nd, 2021
I've Been Running a Very Short, Quick, and Efficient Training Loop For Many Years
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 22nd, 2021
Rainy Lake Is a Special Place, If You Appreciate Brutal Hikes
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 19th, 2021
What is An Unmarked Trail?
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 18th, 2021
It's Highly Likely I'm Spending Way Too Much Time Thinking About These Three Songs
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 17th, 2021
Quartz Ridge: Running Unmarked Trails in North Bend
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 16th, 2021
Waterfall Photos Near Loch Katrine
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:April 22nd, 2021
How Are We Supposed To Understand What Is True?
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:April 22nd, 2021
I Bought a Camera That Takes Underwater Photos
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:April 16th, 2021
RIP Sandy Hill, 1941 - 2020
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:April 10th, 2021
Trail Running Rollup from Last Year
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:March 19th, 2021
Deriving π In the Kitchen
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:March 16th, 2021
One Conspiracy Theory To Rule Them All
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:March 12th, 2021
I Went Hiking In the Snow With My Kids Recently
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:March 1st, 2021
An Unexpected Guest For a Trail Run
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:January 24th, 2021
2020
The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Not Wearing a Mask
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:December 12th, 2020
I Had An Unexpected Dinner Guest Recently
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:November 11th, 2020
I Feel Very Conflicted By Whether I Should Read the News Or Not
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:September 21st, 2020
As Part of the Black Lives Matter Effort, I Made Two Decisions To Try To Help
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:September 15th, 2020
Hiking Gothic Basin
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:September 8th, 2020
Hiking Mt. Dickerman
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:June 30th, 2020
The Incredible Irony Found In Alternative News Sources
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 20th, 2020
This Is Not a Picture Of Me On a Trail Run Yesterday In King County
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 11th, 2020
Post-humous/In-Memoriam Neil Peart-inspired Microsoft Interview Question
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 8th, 2020
A Brief Retrospective On the Lyrics To the Song "Do Your Ears Hang Low?"
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:April 8th, 2020
Book Review: Lacking the Skillset To Be Successful In the Greatest Wealth Creation Engine In History
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:April 6th, 2020
A Transcript Of The Entire Pandemic Speech By the Prime Minister of Ireland
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:April 1st, 2020
The Luxury of Disagreement (It Is a Really Bizarre Time To Be Alive)
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:March 27th, 2020
The Stimulus Check Challenge
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:March 3rd, 2020
I Read a Great Noam Chomsky Quote the Other Day
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:January 30th, 2020
Who Would Have Thought That Sacha Baron Cohen Could Be So Insightful?
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:January 1st, 2020
2019
Swimming With Sea Turtles at Hanakao'o Park
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:December 30th, 2019
Book Review: A Generation of Sociopaths
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:December 18th, 2019
Hiking Gothic Basin In the Early Fall
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:October 12th, 2019
Book Review: Dying of Whiteness: Why People Vote Against Their Own Self-Interest
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:August 18th, 2019
My Favorite Songs from the Golden Age of Hip Hop
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:July 16th, 2019
2018
We Hiked Staircase Rapids On the Wettest Day In History
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:December 31st, 2018
Mt Pugh Is An Incredibly Ambitious Hike
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:October 20th, 2018
I've Been Volunteering At a Local Hospital In the NICU For a While Now
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:April 19th, 2018
2017
Life, Death, and the Present Moment (Via Sam Harris)
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:June 12th, 2017
A Succinct Summary of Eckhart Tolle's book The Power Of Now
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:February 1st, 2017
2016
I Believe I've Just Solved the 20-Year Old Mystery Of a Train Fire and Bridge Collapse
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:December 24th, 2016
I Try to Listen To This Speech By DFW Every Year
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 28th, 2016
2014
All Progress Has Resulted From Those Who Took Unpopular Positions (Quote)
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:December 3rd, 2014
One of My Favorite Quotes from David Foster Wallace
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:April 30th, 2014
Thoughts On the Irony of the Term: Cow Catcher
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:March 14th, 2014
2013
Today Is My Four-Year Anniversary at zulily
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:November 11th, 2013
I Was Recently Nominated for An Alumni Award By UMass Amherst
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:October 10th, 2013
2012
Laramee Establishes Scholarship to Honor the Late Al Russell
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:June 8th, 2012
A Quote From Al Russell That's Stayed With Me For Many Years
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:April 25th, 2012
Just About This Time Two Years Ago, We Launched zulily
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:January 26th, 2012
2011
The Eschaton Scene From DFWs Novel "Infinite Jest" Has Been Turned Into a Music Video
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:August 22nd, 2011
And So Tonite Begins Like So Many Nights Before
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:January 22nd, 2011
2010
Nothing very very good and nothing very very bad lasts very very long (Quote)
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:July 15th, 2010
2009
Quote: That's How the World Will End, Not With a Bang or With a Whimper...
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:November 18th, 2009
This Is What the LBS Looked Like When It Was Shiny and New
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:May 5th, 2009
2008
We Just Lost the Best Writer of My Generation
Author:Tom Laramee
Date Published:September 15th, 2008