Martyred iPhone

In mid-spring 2014, as Seattle basked in an unusually sunny and warm spring, I was persuaded (cajoled more like it) by a friend to head downtown and witness firsthand the annual fracas known as the Seattle May Day parade/protests.  It was the 1st of May and the time when Seattleites take to the streets to…

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Farewell, Starman.

I remember when the needle first dropped onto the soundtrack record of my life. The specific day was a typical Saturday morning late in my adolescence. The place was my childhood home in Boston, MA. While mowing down bowls of Alpha-Bits breakfast cereal, I spun around the box and noticed one of the many attention…

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O, Jon, We Hardly Knew Ye!

Originally published August 11, 2015 The evening of August 6th was the final humorous beckoning to logic and reason from one of the most important wells of intellectual succor we citizens of planet earth have had for nearly 17 years.  Jon Stewart has signed off the Daily Show, leaving us a 2600 episode popcorn kernel…

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I’ll Do – NOT!

Americans – we’re doers! We work hard, rarely take vacations and even work overtime.  Do, do, do, do, do!  We’re multi  taskers and ball jugglers.  Why do one thing at a time when you can do eight?  Then you can be the envy of other doers who marvel at your ability to do all those things…

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