Bring on the Guac!

Quick! Name the two special event days in the United States that result in the greatest amount of annual guacamole consumption. Yep, Cinco de Mayo is a no brainer, and if you’re paying any kind of attention to the sports news this week, then you can easily guess the...

What’s in a birth date?

I’ve been wondering if there’s anything mystic in being born with a certain astrological sign, or perhaps with a certain birth date. Oh, I’m not about to plan my life according to what is “forecast” by some self-proclaimed interpreter of the stars (a.k.a: horror-scope...

Little Mac Attack

On this date in 1984, Apple computers unveiled their first Macintosh personal computer. Always a little techno-challenged, it took me six years to bring home my first Mac, a “Classic,” with a 9” screen and a slot for 3.5” “floppy” disks. I was forced into the computer...

The turning tide

It’s been a month now since the winter solstice, and already I’m feeling a lot better. I’m just not one who handles the dark side of the seasons all that well. Combine it with illnesses and deaths of several friends and it’s enough for me to pull my head firmly back...

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On January 9th, I wrote a blog about the passing of my friend Jack. It was a hard piece to write, and the tears flowed while I typed the story of our 37-year friendship, with a 30-year gap in the middle, and how just when we reconnected, he died. Thanks to my tech guy...
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