Monthly Archives: January 2015

A Tablet Desiderata (In Which I Become Ned Ludd)

Luddites, who theoretically take their name from Ned Ludd, are supposed to be opposed to technology. I, on the other hand, love technology.  Computers, smart phones, you name it. But as of today, I have to confess that I hate … Continue reading

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More Fun with Technology and Goodwill: Welcome GLaDOS

Some of you are aware that I like to troll the electronics aisle at my local Goodwill. Between that and the tie section, I manage to keep myself amused for not very much money. So, after finding no decent ties … Continue reading

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Kid, Are You Innocent?

This post comes out of an interesting discussion with my youngest child last night. I forget the precise nature of the discussion, but it had to do with conservatives and their views on (among other things) science, abortion, and the … Continue reading

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Talking to Craig

I remember the first time I held one.  It was plastic, dark green and silver, a little on the large side for my hand, but at the push of a button it connected me to my brother through the air.  … Continue reading

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The Sick List

On the evening of December 30, I got sick. I mean sick. I felt cold regardless of the house temperature and had the worst set of shakes I can recall in quite some time. Except for a brief attempt to … Continue reading

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