Category Archives: General Musings

The Big Picture: beer; the world; the universe; beer. That sort of things.

Caroline and Sarah

I’ve been following the terrible news about young Sarah Fox at a distance and with tightly-woven sorrow. It sits very close to home, and so I haven’t wanted to look it in the facts. Tragedy defies ranking; there isn’t any … Continue reading

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Summer or Later

Summer in New York City is imponderable; you never quite know when it arrives, until suddenly the dog days are sweating the walls of your apartment into jelly. Top ten onset signs, then, for our love-it-til-you-hate-it affair with the hot … Continue reading

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Burning Question

And just what are you doing here, reading a blog entry when you should be out splashing in the park or reading the paper on the beach? Go, go, we’ll be here later. Like on Monday, when they say it’s … Continue reading

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Shirts and Giggles

There are a lot of funny shirts in world. And once in a while there are really funny shirts. Check out this ebaynham.com site for other howlers. Since I have my High School Reunion thing coming up next weekend – … Continue reading

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(Re)view to a Steal

Four DVD’s, pocket-reviewed and put up for sale on eBay. Continue reading

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School’s In for Summer

What with contretemps in the workplace and hilarity in general, combined with this hot’n’steamy summer apparatus clunking through town, there’s been no chance to unravel my head into blog-friendly bite-sized bits lately. Which is a bummer, because I have lots … Continue reading

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Minty Fresh Urinal Cakes (#55)

For times when your words are becalmed in the Doldrums, here’s a list of tart and pithy nothings, or slogans in search of a reason. Sitting in the office mining mounds of malarky amidst the mundane (#105)? Having a bot … Continue reading

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Banging Your Head Against the (Fire)wall

Furshlugginer firewalls. I’m back now, but after the welter of e-excitement there won’t be time to post until later. Meantime … well, I’d rather be at the beach. Not that that’s news or anything. But there it is.

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Homo Eroticus Americanus

As the times a-change around us, a legal rocker-shocker came down last night: the Supreme Court will not halt state-sanctioned same-sex marriages in Massachusetts come Monday morning. In the twisty swamp that is America in what’s coming to be the … Continue reading

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Blame the Computer!

Following Derek Sivers’s recent mention, I just bought “Advanced PHP Programming” at Amazon. You know the “recommendations” they make after you check out, based upon the subject matter and whatever other arcane electron waving? This is what they came up … Continue reading

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