Nothing Against You Personally, Tim…

But… Setting the Stage I was recently on a vacation that took me to Greece and Denmark. While in Greece (boy, is that ironic) I posted on my Facebook wall that “the party of ‘No!’ has got to go…”, a sentiment I embrace more wholeheartedly now than ever. That status update generated an interesting conversation. Then, I was off to… Continue reading

Greece/Denmark: Day Ten — Exploring Copenhagen 2

Normally our guided tours consist of a driver and a tour guide, but today’s 5 hour tour of Copenhagen was based out of a rather large bus, for just the 2 of us. Odd. But, at any rate, the guide was excellent. I had completely forgotten that Hans Christian Anderson was Danish. At the age of 14 he came from… Continue reading

Greece/Denmark: Day Nine — Exploring Copenhagen 1

We spent most of the day today with Tim, a high school friend of Steve’s, originally from the UK, who spent a couple weeks living with Steve’s family back in the 1970’s as part of an international exchange program. They had not seen each other for 36 years (1977). Tim met his wife, now deceased, who was from Denmark, while… Continue reading

Greece/Denmark: Day Eight — Travel Day: Athens to Copenhagen

The flight out to Copenhagen leaves late this afternoon; so, we have the morning to enjoy Athens and decided to walk to the Acropolis museum. Somehow the elevator in the hotel took us to -1 instead of the main floor for breakfast. When the door opened I saw a dozen Greek girls all dressed identically, with the same hair style,… Continue reading

I Want One!

We are entering a new age of cool! Apple‘s iPhone is a game changer! The bike wheel contains all you need so that no sensors or additional electronics need to be added to the frame and an existing bike can be retrofitted with the blink of an eye. … By using a series of sensors and a Bluetooth connection to… Continue reading