Category Archives: Technology

Candid Comments

Blog posts are planned, considered, edited. Comments are not, they are spontaneous. That is where the good stuff lives. Did you ever submit a comment, then sit back and wonder how it would be received ? Did I just say … Continue reading

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The Gardener’s Secret

I knew he had a secret. He had the best garden, the richest soil, and produce into late November. What was he doing differently than the rest of us ? I walk my dog past his house daily, and had … Continue reading

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Move Over, Rose

For the 20 years since the release of the Oscar winning film Titanic, folks have been asking the same question. If Rose had moved over, could Jack have fit onto that piece of wood and been saved from a tragic … Continue reading

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Goosebumps

If you react to certain kinds of music with goosebumps, you have a unique brain. You may have a wider, richer range of emotions. Those who get chills from music have structural differences in the brain, namely “a higher volume … Continue reading

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Toys “Were” Us

Cabbage Patch Doll. 1983. Teddy Ruxpin. 1995. Tickle Me Elmo. 1996. Furby. 1998. Pokemon. 1999. Nintendo, XBox, Playstation. Forever. These are just a few of the toys that made us lose our mind. Marketing strategies stirred up popularity, kids begged … Continue reading

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The Million Dollar Tip

He didn’t have change to tip the courier who brought a message to his Tokyo hotel room. So Albert Einstein wrote him a brief note on hotel stationery, telling him it might be of some value later. The 1922 message … Continue reading

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Me Too ?

There is a form of collective PTSD that has emerged from the Twitter campaign started by actress Alyssa Milano, #Me Too. Millions of women and many men have responded. It is not just about Hollywood’s casting couch culture. My Facebook … Continue reading

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