Monthly Archives: March 2011

Atlas Shrugged

I’m extremely pleased it will be playing in Bellingham, Massachusetts on opening weekend! That’s not super close, but it’s an easy drive, not utterly absurd for an event movie, and not in the city. I didn’t want to be tempted … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

To blogger Chris Kobus.

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Happy Birthday

To blogger Joanne Jacobs.

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Happy Birthday

To Eleanor Roderick, who was possibly the first girl I ever knew who loved math, and possibly the only person who thrived in ninth grade algebra with one of the worst teachers I ever had.

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Happy Birthday

To Anne Code.

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Happy Birthday

To my friend and former colleague Bob Tsiaras.

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Crazy Dream

I just remembered that earlier I dreamed that the owner of the law firm that was my company’s main client scheduled a meeting with me to discuss whether it would be viable to have me take back over their IT … Continue reading

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Feels Like

Too many birthdays! If I don’t post enough other stuff routinely, anyway. Guess I’ll have to get cracking…

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Happy Birthday

To former colleague Joe Durak.

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Happy Birthday

To Michael Coughlin, who is 50 today.

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Happy Birthday

To Jodi Baragwanath Dennis, whose “GI Jodi” Halloween party costume made especially memorable my introduction to her some three decades ago.

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Happy Birthday

To Lea Blake, who was the first wife of a friend of mine from way back, and who put up with me for six weeks while I lived with them in Florida. She notably introduced me to refried beans, currently … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

To high school friend Bill Knight. In the seventies I learned my very first bits of BASIC from him, and did my very first playing with a computer on one he had gotten.

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Computer Show Shock

I went to my first computer show in 1992, almost 19 years ago. I used to go regularly, buying parts to build or fix my own machines, or ones for other people. It was the place to go. It was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

To blogger Jen.

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Steven Tyler

I heard on the radio this morning, on my way home from work, that Steven Tyler is 63 today. Amazing! And yet, about right, since that means he’d have been about 25 when Aerosmith hit big. I vividly remember Dream … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

To Kevin Bowser, who is 50 today.

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Soylent Blog is Words!

Sometimes when I see Solojent I think Soylent Green. Kind of a funny if obvious juxtaposition. But then. soy milk makes me think of it too, now and then. Yesterday when I reached for the soy milk for Henry’s cereal … Continue reading

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Focus

While this and some others in the collection are new blogs, even if ultimately old content will be ported here to consolidate my writing under one roof, some are old blogs, and it is no secret I’d neglected them for … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

To blogger Nerdstar, who is one of the 2 Bad Moms.

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Norman Borlaug

Norman Borlaug would have been 97 today. I wrote about him at 90 in Billions and Billions Saved, reprinted in its entirety here: Glenn notes the 90th birthday of my hero, one of the greatest men ever, Norman Borlaug. There … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

To former colleague Doug Bailey.

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Happy Birthday

To former colleague Paul Bowe.

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Happy Birthday

To Annette Howard, who dates back to the very beginning of my life.

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Tummy Flora and MS?

This kind of thing makes a lot of sense and I’ve been seeing more and more of it. Probably some of it also queued with old links I never blogged… Anyway, MS is of particular interest, given that my sister … Continue reading

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Word of the Day

Capricious. In a sentence: It’s irritating when your boss is capricious.

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Get a Job

Mining my endless bookmarks under the “blog this” category, here is one from last year, always relevant, Get a Job, Any Job from one of the first bloggers I ever read, Joanne Jacobs. I wish that back in 1988 I’d … Continue reading

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My Grandmother

Would have been 100 today, which I was reminded of when I saw this post from the day she’d have been 97, when I was checking for birthdays on this date in old archives. She was the first grandparent I … Continue reading

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Generation C

This is far more comprehensive, but I’d recently had thoughts of my own along the lines of the Rise of Generation C. Always interesting to see I am not alone.

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Book

Been thinking about writing a book about my personal experiences with a business, which would mainly be lessons in what not to do, and would include some tech and personal angles. It’s been on my mind a long time, but … Continue reading

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