Monthly Archives: July 2014

Entry 362: Unmeltable

When you think of Walmart, you probably think of a large selection of merchandise and very low prices. You may also think of a microcosm of everything that’s wrong with America, but that’s a subject for another day. What most people … Continue reading

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Best. Puppy. Ever.

I know some of you dog owners out there will disagree, but I had the best puppy ever. And now he’s gone. After our last dog died, I didn’t want another one, but my wife Barbara and daughter Casey insisted. … Continue reading

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Entry 361: Worst Class Ticket

I had to take a business trip recently, and I paid extra for the economy seats that accommodate legs. It was a nice trip from the start. When I printed my boarding pass at home the day before, I discovered that … Continue reading

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Entry 360: The Emperor’s New Art

About 30 years ago, some friends of mine bought a loft in the East Village area of Manhattan in a building that was reserved for artists. This was fine for my friends, both of whom were, in fact, artists…albeit ones … Continue reading

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Entry 359: The Wedding Blog Part XXIV: Sound Track

We now continue the ongoing saga of planning the October wedding of my daughter Casey and her fiancé Alex and, if there’s one thing I’ve learned during this process, it’s that there are a lot of tough choices involved. You … Continue reading

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Entry 358: Keep Out!

Recently I wrote about identity theft, and, to be sure, it’s a very real problem. But I think some websites are overreacting. They have become insane watchdogs that keep everyone out of your house…including you. For starters, the password situation … Continue reading

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Entry 357: The Wedding Blog Part XXIII: Fit to Be Tried

We now continue the ongoing saga of planning the October wedding of my daughter Casey and her fiancé Alex, and, I have to tell you, there’s something I don’t understand. Well, to be sure, there are lots of things I … Continue reading

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Entry 356: Unavoidable Flying Objects

Welcome to another episode of “Would You Stop Inventing Things Already?” the blog in which we examine technology which is taking over our lives. Today’s subject is drones. Not the bee kind of drone, of course. Bee drones are nice. … Continue reading

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Entry 355: The Wedding Blog Part XXII: Standing Room Only

We now return to the continuing saga of planning our daughter Casey’s wedding, which will be at the Norwalk Aquarium in October. Our venue is going to be unique for a number of reasons. Not only will the potential fish entrees … Continue reading

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Entry 354: I Brake for NOTHING

A person in Canada was recently convicted by a jury on two counts of criminal negligence causing death, a charge that carries a maximum life sentence, and two counts of dangerous driving causing death, which comes with a maximum of … Continue reading

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