Category: Teditorial

An opinion… or more

07 Feb

AND THE WINNER OF SUPER BOWL XLIV IS…

Mediocrity. Yeah, the same old same old. It was a good game, ups and downs, some good larfs during the relatively tame commercials, but…what was new? What was daring? It was the biggest TV audience of the year, and…it was stuff we’ve seen before.

05 Feb

Will the Internets Please Make Up Its Mindses?

A small California company called “Apple” recently announced a new gizmo, this thing they’re calling the “IPad.” You may have heard of it… Anyway, almost right away the masses all flocked to the cliffs denouncing Apple because it just does this and it doesn’t do that. “It’s not as big as a jumbotron!” and “It […]

19 Mar

Prophets in My Midst: The (Good) Lawyer

Part of a series about everyday people I met who said a lot. About a year ago my wife had some legal woes dealing with an old landlord. We were also in the middle of making peace with upstairs neighbors who really couldn’t be bothered with the fact that folk live below them (I’m guessing […]

18 Jan

Prophets in My Midst: The Valve Salesman

Part of a series about everyday people I met who said a lot. Engineers can be a strange lot. On one hand they’re pretty dorky, wrapped up in numbers, equations and formulas, but they’re also usually men, and when I was one in the late ’80s, we were “guys.” So when Larry the valve salesman […]