Monthly Archives: May 2014

What About Bob?

“Gentlemen,” he said, “I don’t need your organization.  I’ve shined your shoes.  I’ve moved your mountains and marked your cards, but Eden is burning.  Either get ready for elimination, or else your hearts must have the courage for the changing … Continue reading

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When I was in the Movies

A while back I talked about being in love.  But back before I was in love (but not before I had been in love) I was in the movies. OK.  I was in one movie. OK, I was an extra. … Continue reading

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D.B.A.D.

Continuing from my Helmet Nazi post, I’m focusing today on the notion of Don’t Be A Dick (DBAD for short). What does this mean? Well, before we even define it, I have a suggestion.  I think it’s pretty obvious that … Continue reading

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Death of a Helmet Nazi

For many years, I have been a member of the Helmet Nazi Party. Which is to say, I have suggested to people in fairly uncertain terms that they ought to be wearing a helmet when they ride.  I have muttered … Continue reading

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The Speed of Sound on a Wet Morning in Connecticut

Yesterday, I was going to write about the speed of sound but got distracted, so today I return to my regularly scheduled blogging.  What’s that thing in the photo above? Macro level:  It’s a view of a rainy plaza and … Continue reading

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All Things Must Pass

I was going to write a post this morning about the speed of sound, and I may yet, but then I learned of the passing of two real institutions.   When I started to play guitar in the late 1970s, it … Continue reading

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World Lines

I’m not sure where I got the notion of “world lines,” but I know it was in my mind on Friday.  I had multiple meetings on Friday, and one of these was a doctor’s appointment.  I was running a little … Continue reading

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