Tag Archives: Times

What I Am Learning

As I read the responses to the tragic assassination attempt in Arizona, one of the biggest things that I am learning is how very fragile the so-called pundits of the right-wing are.  I mean fragile in the sense that any … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Know About Flash Events and Flash Mobs?

A friend sent me a link last night that had me lost for a chunk of time … looking at flash events (like the Philadelphia Opera Company’s offerings of Random Acts of Culture), and flash mobs (similar but more spontaneous … Continue reading

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Tracking the ALCS and Other Matters of Urgency

Keeping track of the American League championship series via Dubya’s facial expressions is, perhaps, easier than keeping score. True to form, the Yankees surged the back late in the game as the Rangers imploded, much as the Twins had before … Continue reading

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Uh Oh …

Just after I renew our season tickets for the Breakers … and buy 5 play-off tickets … I read (on BigSoccer) that Hope Solo is doing some over-the-top tweeting (not that surprising given Hope’s track record vis-a-vis getting her foot … Continue reading

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Items of Interest

ChristopherCornblog sent me a fascinating link about a publisher (Concord Free Press) that will give you a book for donating to a charitable cause.  So far so good … as they report that “Our readers around the world report more … Continue reading

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Blessed Rain

Yes, it’s raining.  What a lovely sound on the roof through the night.  It’s been a gentle one, too … which means it has half a chance of actually soaking into the parched ground.  Yippee! I’m late to the table … Continue reading

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What Day is it, Anyway?

This morning was one of those mornings when time and space get all bolluxed up.  You know those mornings?  You hit the snooze button several times … then come to blurry consciousness wondering what day it is … then realize … Continue reading

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Alice … Don't Bother Looking for Condi …

Just a quick note before I head out.  Gotta let my friend Alice know that when she’s out at Stanford she needn’t look for Condi.  Seems the ex-Bushie is now traveling with Aretha! Condaretha (as I like to call the … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning, Montreal

How easy, driving north on I-89 … pausing in Montpelier, then continuing ’til the rolling hills turn flat and prairie-like.  The skies darken, knifing lightning and pelting rain as we span the mighty St. Lawrence … and then viola!  Montreal … Continue reading

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Seein' Things at Night

I’ve been exploring childhood memories off and on for years now.  Lately I find that they are more accessible, and more vivid, as I am incresingly able to relax and just let what’s “in there” bubble up.  Why that is … Continue reading

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