Category: Life

Lumps, bumps and triumphs along the Broad Highway

Pay up, Sucka!

A new movie—titled The Accountant and starring Ben Affleck—is scheduled for release on October 14, 2016. In this film Ben Affleck plays a forensic accountant with a seemingly questionable clientele. Coincidentally, a movie by the same name was released in 2001 and won the Oscar for Best Short Film, Live Action in 2002. This film featured Walton Googles and…

Bright Light

Light Pollution: The alteration of natural light levels in the outdoor environment owing to artificial light sources. —Wikipedia Wikipedia goes on to say that, “By June of 2016, it was estimated that one third of the world’s population could no longer see the Milky Way, including 80% of Americans and 60% of Europeans…” This video takes an…

Catching Up to the Spaceman

On the 19th of this month Spaceman, a movie about Bill Lee, will be in the theaters. Enjoy this look back at one of my earlier posts about the time we saw Bill Lee play his final game of professional baseball. Spaceman Retires On Friday night, August 22, 2014, at Albert Park in San Rafael, California, the…

A Year In the Life

earth and moon together

In celestial mechanics, the Lagrangian points (/ləˈɡrɑːndʒiən/; also Lagrange points, L-points, or libration points) are positions in an orbital configuration of two large bodies where a small object affected only by gravity can maintain a stable position relative to the two large bodies. —Wikipedia Here is a timelapse view at one year in the life of Planet Earth as seen from a camera one million miles away.…

Many fail to grasp what they have seen,
and cannot judge what they have learned,
although they tell themselves they know.
—Heraclitus

The Return of Robo Ump

Last week The Lioness and I spent Friday night at a baseball game. Our local team, the San Rafael Pacifics, were hosting the Pittsburg Diamonds for a three-game series. It was a surreal event in several ways: One, it was the middle of June and the temperature was in the low sixties and getting cooler; Two,…

Happy Blogiversary

I started this blog four years ago today and it has been a wonderful period of personal growth and meeting new people. Thank you to everyone who is reading this post and/or following this blog. Special thanks go out to everyone who has taken time out of their day to comment and share their experience…

Techno Prisoners

Yesterday was a day for the ages. One of those lifetime events that you don’t want to experience. One of those lifetime events that you have no choice but to suffer through. My day began at 5:30 AM. The Lioness was already up. Couldn’t sleep. She sat motionless in front of her monitor. On the…

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