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Speed Limit Changes

In order to get out of the house at least once a day, I go to…

The Three Species War

Now Available: Chumba of the Intelligence Corps Book 2: The Three Species War. War envelops the…

I Don’t Like the Borg Queen

I know, I’m not supposed to like the Borg Queen. She’s a villain. But that’s not…

Radio Interview

Today at 4:00 PM EDT (1:00 PM PDT) I will be on “Anything Goes” with Bennet Pomerantz.…

Damn My Luck

If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all. Here is the saga…

No College Football in the Pac-12

Normally at this time, I’d be writing about last night’s University of Washington Huskies game. They…

I Don’t Want to Retire!

When I quit the corporate world at the end of 2010 (wow, almost ten  years ago),…

80s Movies

The other day I was thinking about movies and specifically, all the great movies that came…

The Saga of My Computer or Maybe I Should Switch to Mac

So one day (a Friday) I got a notice to reboot my computer (a Dell laptop)…

Masks

We’re all supposed to be wearing masks to help stop the spread of COVID-19. I hate…

Pink?

When I go to the Seattle area, I enjoy looking at all the cars I don’t…

Film Critics

I’m going to stop trusting film critics if this keeps up. A while ago I watched…

Spin

Read these two fictional news reports: Today the governor proposed a plan to widen Highway 17…

Independence Day

Today is July 4th. But the holiday is called “Independence Day.” That’s to remind you that…

My First Car

My first car was a candy apple red 1965 Ford Mustang. It was plastic. But it…

Confirmation

The Equation I saw somewhere that CuriosityStream had a sale going, a full year for only…

Flag Day

It’s Flag Day in the U.S. Not a well-known holiday, but it is an excuse to…

Ford v Ferrari

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, I am about to make a proclamation: Ford v Ferrari…

FTL

Einstein tells us we can’t go faster than the speed of light which is 299,792,458 meters…

Curvy Roads

I like curvy roads. As long as they aren’t too curvy. Just curvy enough to present…

I Can’t Stand 55

As of today I’ve been in lock down for 55 days. That’s almost two months. I…

Bicycle Riding

Schwinn 10-speed When I was a kid, I loved riding my bicycles. I had three growing…

Driver Assist

I currently own two cars. One is a 2018 Volkswagen GTI that my wife drives. The…

Korean Names

Korean Writing (Hungul) for South Korea A while back I watched Parasite, the Korean film that…

Lock Down

The Saturday before Easter was my “half way” point of being locked down. That is, if…