About 100 Years Ago Now…

I’m in the process of scanning old photos, slides, and negatives. The sheer number makes the whole process daunting! One of the unexpected outcomes of my project is that many of the photos jog my memory of times now long gone. Here’e an example My grandmother, born in 1903, was a very progressive woman in her day. She was far… Continue reading

Cirque du Soleil

Last year I failed to mention that we attended the Cirque du Soleil: Kurios, here in Atlanta. That encounter was Steve’s first experience with a Cirque du Soleil, and, as is customary, the performances in the show were wonderful, colorful, thrilling. The music, costumes, and theme were unique. Our seats were excellent. Steve loved the show. Since then, we’ve seen… Continue reading

Fiat 500e (OJ) Has an Issue

First, I love our electric Fiat 500e. It’s small. No, it’s tiny1. It fits anywhere. It’s easy to park. Like any electric car, it drives smoothly and responsively with a great deal of torque. It’s just the perfect urban, city-dwellers’ car. But it has a huge issue, and I mean huge! It’s designed to be driven every day. No one… Continue reading

The New Patriotism

My post is not intended to anger anybody. I’m the one who is angry. I literally grow angrier every week. In this post I share my perspective: some of what makes me angry. You see, I sense the careful crafting of a new idea I’m calling The New Patriotism. The New Patriotism is being born as our democracy, our representative… Continue reading