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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Changes In My 'Hood (an actual on-topic blog)
Sunday, April 16, 2017      16 comments

This morning, after contemplating how Easter bunnies lay multi-colored eggs despite being mammals, with perfect spring weather, I took a long walk. It's a 2.6 mile loop around my hilly residential neighborhood. After a winter spent in the gym, ... Read more
Democracy Dies in Darkness
Saturday, March 25, 2017      12 comments

A new current events thread seemed appropriate. Some miscellaneous observations of recent goings-on. Feel free to ignore me, quibble, or hijack this thread as the spirit moves you. If you expected a nutrition, exercise or weight loss blog, mov... Read more
The Enemy Within - A Topical Metaphor
Friday, February 24, 2017      9 comments

In the 5th episode of the 1st season, entitled "The Enemy Within", a transporter malfunction splits Captain Kirk into two people – one good and one evil, and neither capable of functioning well separately. Because of a transporter malfunction, ... Read more
Haters Gonna Hate
Friday, February 03, 2017      13 comments

Enough is enough people. I have held my tongue too long, but it's time to say something. I have seen a lot of hate spewed on social media in recent days about a man who is a winner and overachiever, and that's what the people who support h... Read more
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      8 comments

So, comma before the "and" in the name of this blog, or not. Inquiring grammarians want to know, which is not the point here. I clicke... Read more
A Wake-Up Call: Go to the Gym!
Friday, December 23, 2016      14 comments

I have a recurring weakness as en employer: I get invested in my employees like they are family members. I care about them. I want them to be happy and want their family members to be happy and healthy too. We had a good year and I just fini... Read more
Home for the Holidays
Sunday, December 18, 2016      20 comments

Our tale of woe follows: The chance scheduling of the last possible fall final exam early on a Saturday morning, two ice storms, one canceled shuttle bus that was booked to take Thing Two from his campus in Northwestern Indiana to the airpo... Read more
Smart Sparky Holiday Entertaining - Recommendation
Sunday, December 11, 2016      18 comments

Last night was our firm's holiday party and we hosted 26 people in our house. We had catered food including crab dip (you know I'm a Maryland... Read more
Healthy and Cheap Eating in College
Saturday, December 03, 2016      7 comments

Yesterday I posted a hyperlink to my daughter's blog: "How to Succeed in College Without Even Trying." She has watched me blog here for years, and tried her hand. ... Read more
How to Succeed in College Without Really Trying
Friday, December 02, 2016      11 comments

Blogging is genetic it would seem. A blog designed to help college kids (and maybe their parents). Any physical likeness and/or similarity between the the author and me is totally (not) coincidental. Maybe share with your student? ... Read more
Sane and Civilized Elections - 9 Simple Steps
Friday, October 28, 2016      15 comments

Tired of it all yet? Want it just to be over already? I have a solution. And now you do too. Here are the new rules, to be implemented in 2020 and then every four years: ... Read more
How Much Would You Pay for Sparkpeople (if it were not free)?
Thursday, October 06, 2016      16 comments

Hi. Remember me. The semi-occasional rebel who touts among other things, how to have an ad-free Sparky experience. Guess what? I still have an ad-free experience. For free. And you still can too. Also for free. ... Read more
Better Airplane Stories
Sunday, September 11, 2016      1 comments

Here we all are, at the 15th anniversary of 9/11. This touched us all in so many ways. For me, my face, eyes and hair bear more than a passing resemblance to Mohammad Atta (a name that should need no reintroduction). It's simply the JFK assass... Read more
Better Airplane Stories
Sunday, September 11, 2016      8 comments

Here we all are, at the 15th anniversary of 9/11. This touched us all in so many ways. For me, my face, eyes and hair bear more than a passing resemblance to Mohammad Atta (a name that should need no reintroduction). It's simply the JFK assass... Read more
What I Do When Not Sparking
Tuesday, July 26, 2016      11 comments

Just in case you still had any doubt as to who is the geekiest person on Spark... The mathematically perfect baseball schedule. Here we go. Par... Read more

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