TBT: Never Forget

Today marks the 13th anniversary of what is probably the defining eventĀ of my generation. My grandparents had Pearl Harbor. My parents, Kennedy’s assassination. For me and most of my friends, it was 9/11. As for that particular day, it was the same for me as most people, I suspect. There was a lot of stunnedContinue reading “TBT: Never Forget”

Welcome Back, Barney Miller

I’ve got a new routine in the morning. Since I’m usually up really early, thanks to my dear wife (who thinks setting the alarm clock before 5 AM is a good idea), I’ll grab a cup of coffee and settle down on the couch to watch an old sitcom. By “old sitcom” I mean oneContinue reading “Welcome Back, Barney Miller”

I Can See Japan From My House

I read an article the other day that stated the earthquake in Japan not only shifted the earth’s axis, but actually moved the island nation thirteen feet closer to the United States. Because the planet’s axis shifted, the earth started spinning faster, which shortened the day by 1.6 microseconds. As if Daylight Savings Time wasn’tContinue reading “I Can See Japan From My House”