Let's Chat About the Important Things – Gears and Grease

Enough talk about wandering bad bugs named after a Mexican beer. Let’s dismiss them for the moment and shift to more pleasant thoughts, such as gears and grease! In my last blog, I revealed that I obtained a 1962 Pontiac Catalina for a restomod. I refer to it as a “Poncho,” which I (as the … Read more

The Path Forward

1962 Pontiac Catalina Poncho

Many of my readers know me personally and know about the recent dramatic changes in my life. For those readers I have not yet met, let me fill you in. On March 8, my 92-year-old wife of 59 years succumbed to insurmountable medical problems. One hundred days before my wife’s passing, my son died of … Read more

Man and Machine

I just finished watching the NOVA program on PBS about how dogs evolved from wolves, and how they have a special genetic makeup that lets them bond with humans. I can certainly understand how it is possible for humans to bond with a dog and vice versa. But how is it possible for humans to … Read more

Another Modest Proposal

In my May 2019 blog, I presented three modest proposals for national elections, sports championships and ending wars. To date none have been adopted, but I have confidence that they will surface for active consideration in the future as the sound logic behind them commands attention. I now have another modest proposal to offer for … Read more

What's That Racket?

Here is something new below! What you are reading is a story presented as a script for a recording like an old time radio broadcast. We are experimenting with embedding sound in the script, which you can call up by clicking on the highlighted script cues. This format is the same as I used for … Read more

You Know Too Much To Be Able To Tell Me What You Know

When two experts discuss a topic in which they both have mastery, they have no problem understanding one another. But if someone not trained in that same subject should happen to overhear the experts’ conversation, the eavesdropper might conclude the others were speaking Greek – as in the expression “It’s Greek to me.” I have … Read more

My Call to Duty

I have been retired from business for a great many years now, but when I was employed as an Application Engineer and subsequently Product Manager of Computerized Cardiac Cath Lab Startup and Production for the Honeywell Test Instruments Division in Littleton, I felt I needed a title. After all, I was dealing with high ranking … Read more