Category Archives: Technology

Not a Syllable about the SuperBowl….I promise!

My mother-in-law carried her passport with her every day. It was always there, tucked in her wallet. Her passport was with her when she went to the Safeway for lemons. She had it when she drove to Mendocino to visit … Continue reading

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Are you there, It’s me, Karen

Bit of new years admin. For a while now email delivery seems to be spotty….a number of people have mentioned not getting them in their mailboxes. I, in fact, have not been receiving posts delivered myself. To correct this, the … Continue reading

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Who are our Heros?

John Glenn, the first American in space, died yesterday at 95. Who is going to replace him? Not as a former astronaut and senator and Midwestern aw-shucks man who embodied the qualities Tom Wolfe summarized as The Right Stuff. But … Continue reading

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If not me, Who?

Wouldn’t it be great if someone…. Fixed the health insurance problem? Organized a group of fun and interesting people to talk with on a regular basis? Dealt with the homelessness? Homelessness and health insurance are beyond me….except for the griping … Continue reading

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Gifting….changing the rules…

Who do you give gifts to? What are the rules?? My family is so large….typically about 22 at Christmas dinner… that 20 years ago we decided that among the adult generation–the five of us plus spouses–we would draw a name … Continue reading

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