The Seam and the Hole April 28th, 2008 @ 6:13 am PST
When the barista at Starbucks handed me my coffee this morning, the hole in the lid was directly over the seam in the cup. This, I have come to learn, is a recipe for disaster. If the hole is within a centimeter of the seam you are almost guaranteed to experience “coffee drip” on your […]
A Saturday Night Memorial February 10th, 2008 @ 9:36 pm PST
One of my wife’s friends died a few weeks ago. He was only 41, a manager in the music industry, and he had battled cancer for a long time. His wife held a memorial service — a Catholic mass — on Saturday night, and hundreds of people attended. The mass was held at a smallish […]
Blogger Insider December 18th, 2001 @ 1:02 am PST
I’m two weeks behind in posting my Blogger Insider questions and answers. I suppose I owe apologies to Jaz and Mike. So, without further ado … Here are the questions Mike asked me and my answers:
News September 16th, 2001 @ 4:44 pm PST
This article, The Images That Won’t Let Us Go, is painfully true. The Challenger explosion seems like nothing to me now. This is just so much. You don’t even need to say it. Everyone knows. Everyone in the country, in the world probably … You can just say, “Did you know anyone there?” Or, “Have […]
Earthquake September 10th, 2001 @ 12:20 pm PST
So what’s shakin’ in your neck of the woods? Apparently the San Andreas decided to wait exactly one year to welcome me to California.
My Divorce September 6th, 2001 @ 9:08 pm PST
On the way to work this morning I was delayed by a “SIG Alert” on the 101. I don’t know what a “SIG Alert” is exactly, but I know that there was an accident. A multiple-car accident that blocked three lanes of traffic and made me almost an hour late to the office. There were […]
Big Deal August 21st, 2001 @ 2:14 am PST
I surprised myself and actually accomplished quite a bit tonight. Gears are spinning. Wheels are in motion. Things are happening. What will tomorrow bring? … wearing a face that she keeps in a jar by the door … who is it for?
Crappy Meme August 9th, 2001 @ 1:52 pm PST
I don’t know about it being a meme, Ernie, but compare this to this to this. Sucks, no?
Lopez July 23rd, 2001 @ 4:53 pm PST
In which another date passes without fanfare