The Other Foot

18 Jan
The other day someone asked me what the slug line meant on the opening page of my blog and website. It’s right up there, top right: Sticking the other foot in since 1996 I forgot when I started using that...
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Visiting Dad

13 Oct
Just last weekend I took the opportunity to visit dad. I hadn’t seen him since mom’s memorial service, two years previous. And living half the country away in Austin Texas, makes regular visits difficult. Since then he has sold the...
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13 Jul
A friend sent me this gif in email the other day and it just tickled me. Sisyphus was a king of Ephyra (now known as Corinth) punished for chronic deceitfulness by being compelled to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only...
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Thieves Among Us

27 Mar
Updated with another fun example (January 2015) Below… Last October, somehow, I injured my elbow resulting in a great deal of pain and a visit to the doctor. Turns out I had Tennis Elbow. And my doctor, at the time,...
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Winders Cheat Sheet (Tips & Tricks)

12 Mar
All of these Windows tips are things that I have mostly assembled from other sources. Things I found useful on a regular basis. Some of these come from the excellent and now gone JSI Inc. Tips pages. Others came from...
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Dad Is Moving…

22 Dec
…Moving out of the house we moved into in 1963. He has been living there since then, and now that mom is gone this three story 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath colonial in suburban Northern Virginia is really too big...
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Super Bitch Indeed

28 Jun
Those of you who know me know that I drive… ummm…. enthusiastically. Not crazy, not like an asshole, mind you. But I do like to get out in front of traffic without driving too aggressively to enjoy the limited open...
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