Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Day After

1-28-15 It is dumb, but I am always surprised (pleasantly) when confronted by well wishers on my birthday. I am also always thankful. Who doesn’t like serendipitous greetings from people who didn’t have to take the time, but did anyway. … Continue reading

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No, no, no, no, no, no………………………..no

Today is January the 27th…in case you didn’t know. Nothing important happened today. Nope…nothing at all….so just move along. Well OK…Mozart was born…..but nothing else of significance. There was this minor incident were I was evicted by my first landlord … Continue reading

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It is not easy to be a pioneer

1-23-15 When I am at work, and someone (even me) says that they don’t want to be there, I always say “you can leave whenever you want.”  It isn’t to be mean (mostly). It is to change the parameters of … Continue reading

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ROLLER COASTERS!!!!……..(make me ill)

1-20-15 Here is another story that demonstrated how everything important in the 21st century has its roots in the 19th. LaMarcus Thompson patented the first Coney Island roller coaster on this the 20th of January in 1885. It was called the Gravity … Continue reading

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Time sneaks up on you

So, I have been working the ROBOT Farm (where we farm for robots, not where robots farm) for 20 years now. You might think that this gives me some sort of clout, but you would be mistaken. For example, my … Continue reading

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