Today’s Milestone Event: My Car Wreck that Changes Everything

I was returning to our apartment in the city after having a completely wretched 1.5 hour experience at the Corte Madera Apple Store. Apple said my phone needed a simple $29 battery replacement; so, I scheduled the repair appointment. Well, no. Each new repair solution grew significantly in price. We went from $29, then to $99, then to $399, then… Continue reading

Why I Hate Security

We all accept risk every day. We try to make informed decisions about the level of risk to which we are exposed. We drive our cars. We know tens of thousands of people die in the US every year in car accidents. Yet, we drive our cars. We drive them at ridiculous speeds. We choose to go well above the… Continue reading

Fear

Tonight the weather was really nice; so, I had my windows down and the sunroof open as I enjoyed the cooler dry night air coming into the car as I drove home from dinner–almost piddling down the road in no hurry at all.  Unexpectedly I came upon an eerie scene. The small number of cars in front of me began… Continue reading