Archive for March, 2013

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Remembering Nora. Happy International Women’s Day

Remembering Nora.  Happy International Women’s Day

I am celebrating International Women’s Day by reflecting on one of my favorite writers and directors, Nora Ephron. She died last year from some kind of leukemia. I never had the opportunity to meet her but would like to thinkย we would have been great friends. I flatter myself. Truth is, I loved her. I wish I took more time to read more from her. That is something I hope to do, going forward. More…

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Douche Bag Phone

Douche Bag Phone

I have always been a gadget guy. My Dad was a gadget guy and until his passing, always gave us gadgets for gifts, instead of practical things. I’ve kind of continued that tradition with my kids. But what this has also done is made me want the latest tech toys before everyone has them. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not out buying $10,000 3D smart flat screens. But if I could afford to…

So anyway, I remember when cell phones started coming on to the market. Yes, I’m old. I didn’t see this in a movie. I was there. Let me take you back to a time before Google, Facebook, DVDs, before everyone at this year’s Grammys except Sting and Elton. Nirvana was huge and Kristie Alley wasn’t. More…

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The Kitchen Fights Back

The Kitchen Fights Back

On returning home from the grocery store I noticed a very strange anomaly that exists in my kitchen. It made me wonder if this is just something unique to my kitchen or if it’s a common unexplainable phenomenon in yours as well. This gave way to several other peculiarities that came to mind as I prattled around the kitchen. Incidentally, I believe the kitchen and the garage are the only two rooms in the house that one prattles.

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