Category Archives: technology

Shelter at Home

Day t-1. I broke my wine opener. The corkscrew got stuck and snapped off. Not an auspicious beginning to my quarantine party. Monterey County has issued a “shelter in place” order. I’m fortunate to be able to work from home, … Continue reading

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Infinite Temperature

Last night I went to a physics lecture hosted by the Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy (MIRA). Was There A Single Big Bang? is the title of the presentation given by Dr. Brian G. Keating of UC San Diego. … Continue reading

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No Grits, No Andouille, No Problem

TGFA (Thank God For Amazon). You can buy just about everything online. I’m ambivalent about it, though. I think Amazon is a great example of not only what is great about America (innovation, individualization, free market) but also what concerns … Continue reading

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Continental Divide

To make a long blog short, I’d have never done this crazy cross-country move in a covered wagon hitched to a pair of mules, especially with kids in tow. (Although I suspect that a couple hundred years ago the roads … Continue reading

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Make It So

Several years ago when Louisiana was simultaneously flooding and on fire, I renounced any desire to be “the decider.” While I did retain the right to proclaim that, “I’m not in charge,” which is passive-aggressive code for, “You’re not doing … Continue reading

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When Harry Traveled With Sally

I’ve been thinking (a rare and dangerous occurrence that usually requires significant retail therapy post-thought). As current events filter through my cabbage patch brain, I wonder… Would Harry Meet Sally in today’s world? Consider this: And this: My guess is … Continue reading

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The ‘Fn’ Key

For the uninformed, ‘Fn’ stands for FUNCTION. But before I delve too far into the ‘Fn’ blog, a few important facts: I hate switching to daylight savings time. I loathe the switch to daylight savings time. I despise leaving standard … Continue reading

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