Monthly Archives: March 2011

Streetview, the View From Here

I just tried to find the house I used to live in in Hanover, Maryland, back in the late 70’s using google’s program “streetview”.  With this program you can plug in any address and get a 360 degree view, up … Continue reading

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Level 5

Yesterday I purchased a treadmill at Canadian Tire. A lot of us 40 years olds do things like this in the hopes of prolonging our grasp on youth; memories of stamina don’t quite elude us but the prospect of eternal … Continue reading

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Starting Over (Dec 8, 2010)

Starting Over Three days ago my Great-Uncle Hartley died at the age of 99. Last year he self-published a journal “Hartley’s Journal” of his thoughts and opinions of current and past events, along with some stories from his past that … Continue reading

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Everything I Learned, I….

I learned how to hit from watching Eddie Murray.  Be patient, pick your pitches, and swing hard at the ones you like.  If you hit a home run, don’t show-boat.  Don’t draw attention to yourself. I learned compassion from my … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

Today it occurred to me that our co-op student was born after I graduated from Virginia Tech.  AFTER.  When his mother came to pick him up, his mother and I waxed poetic on shows we used to watch that her … Continue reading

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