Monthly Archives: April 2018

Entry 757: Going Solo

The teaser said “11 Jobs to Avoid If You Prefer to Work Alone.” I’ve been working alone now for almost three decades. Well, not alone alone; I do have to communicate by phone and email with other people, and my … Continue reading

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Entry 756: Dead Brain

So a study at New York University’s Langone School of Medicine has found that people have a sudden burst of brain activity at the exact moment they die. These findings seem to confirm the results of a previous study with … Continue reading

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Entry 755: The Legion of Baby Boomers

With the new Avengers movie coming out, it got me to thinking about how much I enjoyed comic books as a kid. This was before there were dedicated comic book emporiums.  Back then, you’d just go to the local all-purpose … Continue reading

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Entry 754: Please Be Seated

When I began this blog back in 2011, it was about becoming a homeowner for the first time in my late fifties (hence the name, “The Upsizers”). If you were reading back then, you would have quickly realized that I … Continue reading

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Entry 753: The No Tipping Point

My wife Barbara recently dined at a restaurant called Blue Hill. It’s not the type of place she’d usually go to, at least not with me, because she knows how I feel about foo foo food. If you’re a regular … Continue reading

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Entry 752: Prenatal Nuts

As regular readers know, my daughter Casey is pregnant. My wife Barbara and I will welcome a granddaughter into our lives on May 25th, if Barbara and Casey don’t kill each other first. You see, there have been some disagreements. … Continue reading

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Entry 751: Guest Post from My Daughter to Hers

Mark’s Note: While I have had “guest posts” in the past, this one was really written by someone else, my daughter Casey, who is due to give birth in May. She keeps a diary which she one day intends to … Continue reading

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