He’s Back

About the same time that we were moving to Phoenix I had a virus on my blog. The virus or malware was putting ads for viagra on every page of my site. At first it looked like it was going to cost near $1000 to fix it and I was contemplating ditching the blog. But […]

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

It is the common wisdom today that “Big Pharma” is making massive profits by exploiting both the taxpayers and the consumers of medicine. Think about how odd this animosity is. An industry that has been a major contributor to the incredible health advances of the last thirty years is being demonized.


Trying to cross the road where there isn’t a traffic signal is perilous. Drivers are focused on getting where they are going and don’t look out for pedestrians. Here is a positive way to make the roads safer for everybody.

The 2016 Youth Unemployment Act

$15.00 an hour wages will mean a lot less entry level jobs. Here are four pictures that tell the story: At Panera Bread you can now order without a clerk. At a Holiday Inn Express buffet breakfast there is now an automatic pancake machine. At the Yard House, a full service restaurant, you can order […]

A Word of Resolution

Lillian and I were discussing New Years resolutions and she said she had heard that instead of a specific goal like “go to the gym every day” you chose as your resolution a word or phrase that shows a direction you want to go.

Understated Christmas

This elegant colonial house has one tiny tree in the upstairs center window. And it looks more like Christmas than all of the inflatable Santa thousand light houses down the block. Less is more folks. Less is more.

New Word Alert

We had two dogs on our excellent trip to Yosemite last week.  It was rainy a few days so we ended up inside and had to maneuver around sleeping dogs.