On Open Letter to #BLM Protestors

In 2019 1,004 people (all races included) were shot and killed by police.  So we are demonstrating in the streets. I’m not saying you are wrong to do so. I was sick and infuriated at the video of a black man being shot in the back by a police officer. Maybe more than you, since… Continue reading On Open Letter to #BLM Protestors

Wash Rinse Repeat

I was born in 1959. I remember watching the TV news with my parents when I was very young. I wondered why there was always a big graphic with how many Vietnamese died that day, and how many Americans died that day. Was I supposed to cheer if more of them died than more of… Continue reading Wash Rinse Repeat

“A Little Shy”, They Said

I mentioned on this blog a few days ago that we had added a family member – we adopted a cat. Several folks have asked about her, and I’ve been pretty closed mouthed after the initial joy. This is why. A local shelter announced through the news that they would be having “free” or rather… Continue reading “A Little Shy”, They Said

Breaking the Tyranny of the Streak

Or…there’s streaks, and there’s streaks.   Recently I’ve been a bit frustrated by my inability to continue streaks on certain software that I enjoy. After some thought I decided to ignore all their exhortations, encouragement, and pokes and prods and release myself from the tyranny of maintaining a streak on a number of things. At… Continue reading Breaking the Tyranny of the Streak