As you can see, I am playing with version three of this weblog. I expect things to be fully operational by Labor Day. Keep your fingers crossed!
And now it’s time for another Geek Thoughts. Here’s why I think all Earth-bound attempts at time travel are doomed to failure: Unless the time travel also involves some sort of spatial component, the time traveler is going to reappear in empty space. The Earth is in motion. The solar system is in motion. The […]
In which I point out time travel’s fatal flaw.
Saturday we drove down to Shedd, south of Corvallis, for a gathering of the Noah Roth clan. When I was a boy, the extended family would gather at Grandma and Grandpa’s house on regular basis. It was easier then. The three siblings (and their families) lived within an hour’s drive. I remember summer afternoons whiled […]
In which we attend a family reunion. In which we have dinner with Mac and Pam.
Sometimes Kris surprises me. For months I’ve been trying to get her to watch Heroes with me. It’s not a show I was interested in at first (am I interested in many television shows?), but after reading so many good reviews, I purchased the entire first season from iTunes, but never watched it. It’s been […]
In which Kris and I finally watch Heroes, a show about super-powered people.
In which Toto adopts Paul Jolstead as a surrogate father.
For years, Toto has been the butt of many jokes among my friends. Her insistent meow and often cranky demeanor have prompted many — including Kris — to dismiss her as a bitchy old cat. While there’s a grain of truth to that, she’s secretly a sweetheart. She’s a needy little thing. She loves to […]
I like the surreal mornings. Paul and Amy Jo have been using our home as one of a couple bases as they remodel their new house, which is just a mile away from us in Oak Grove. They stayed over last night. This morning when I woke up, I was startled by the sounds of […]