The beauty of your own blog.

Social media is changing. The same Twitter that broke blogging is now reviving it. First Twitter transitioned to 280 characters. Then they started messing with your feed much like Facebook so that they decided who you paid attention to instead of your making that choice. To really overload the camel’s back, some users have taken […]

What a long, strange trip it’s been.

Ten years today. I will not lie. I am rusty. It will take some time to bring the blog back to speed. It will take more time to tweak it into a method for conveying precise thought. And some silliness. And some downright off-topic jabber. In other words, I’m still me. I’m sporting a little […]

Of course I’m goofing off.

And it’s going to continue through July. I just decided. Doubt you’ll even miss me, but I did think to let a couple of you loyal folks know it’s intentional. Yes, there are actually things going on, but none of them seem to top swimming and cooking and staring at a baby, so it can […]

Migrating the blog, and it’s a girl!

Which means things could get weird. I sure hope it’s all back by Monday. Probably won’t get started for a couple of days. — Oh, for those of you wondering what happened, I’ve been doing this: Well, I haven’t exactly done anything except marvel at the whole miracle. She’s the first grandchild for both sides […]

I’m home (post apocalyptic version)

And if it is true that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, I’m a freaking force of nature by now. It’s been a brutal two weeks. I had my first emergency airplane landing on my way to Texas when an engine lost power. It was an unexpected visit to Indianapolis. And while I know […]