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A rare day … 0

A rare day …

I felt compelled to write about the shooting that happened yesterday in downtown Pittsburgh since I was a block away when it happened and it took me several hours to finally regain focus and...

Serenity now … 0

Serenity now …

It was a wonderfully cool, nearly cold, evening at The Waterfront. Lisa and all of the boys (including Zachary) were at Wendy’s for dinner and I walked 8th Avenue to Amity Street and into...

Musical interlude 0

Musical interlude

I have been looking into the possibility of reconstituting this blog, so stay tuned (as if anyone was tuned in anyway :-) As I work on a theme or other possible directions for this,...

A sad chapter coming to a close … 0

A sad chapter coming to a close …

Well, after going through all of the angst and consternation of having new neighbors move into the “Old Mancinelli place,” the couple that tried to grab their slice of the American dream are going...

Remembering Bob … 0

Remembering Bob …

Well, yes, it has been way too long since my last posting. An event at work today triggered a memory I just had to start talking about. It involves Bob Glasstetter, a systems guy...

The future of public transportation? 0

The future of public transportation?

I remember finding a PDF or PowerPoint presentation about these some time ago. They make me think of futuristic movies (“Minority Report,” “Demolition Man,” others) where these technologies existed. Having been a user of...

No kids zones … 0

No kids zones …

I knew it would only be a matter of time before this began to get some attention. About 8 years ago when we started trying to take Max and Zach out to restaurants, I...

Reccuring theme 0

Reccuring theme

Well, There seems to be a recurring theme with my postings as of late. With Dru Sjodin and the others. This one even more sad but at least there may be closure for the...

Japanese SDF 0

Japanese SDF

Not many people would appreciate the significance of this story. I do. While in Okinawa I remember being fascinated by the fact that the Japanese did not have an army or navy. It was...