William Shakespeare, A Chronology Part 1, 1542-1564

In researching Shakespeare I have gathered quite a bit of odd data. Some of this I have put into a chronology of sorts. Let me warn you that while I have made every effort to be accurate, I cannot with all honesty say that original sources from the time […]

Supper, Beneath the Trees, Beside the Pond, In the Garden

As the election of 2008 comes close, this is my attempt at a subtle statement of support.

I was out collecting seeds in the garden, and maintaining a presence to keep the hawks away, when my delightful wife brought me supper. A simple plate of spaghetti, noodles, tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese, is a delightful […]

Human Blindspots

Think back about the non-fiction books where the lead female is not dramatically gorgeous. You are amazingly well read and have a good memory if you can come up with even a handful. Male leads, can indeed be ugly.

They usually need to be clever, brilliant, smart, compassionate, brave, funny, determined or even ‘destined for […]

Don't miss Dr. Horrible

Joss Whedon has produced yet another great show.

Click on the Pic to see it. It is free on line, in three parts. The first two are there, the last will be available on the 19th. On the 20th the program will go away, so see it while you can!



I should have spoken earlier, for now they have come for me.

When I started this blog, one of the decisions that I made was to keep it politics free. I think I regret that decision now. So my new 4th of July resolution is to be a bit more outspoken.

I am a technician by trade. I have been a technician since 1979. I have done […]