Tag: philosophy

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.

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

Quickie

Unlike earlier, now there’s no time like the present.

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 […]

16 Jan

Quickie

Does a “vow of silence” include burps, farts, hiccups and/or sneezes?