Triple A

Life Experience
After 50 years of interest in the game, two World Series, spring traning junkets, visits to numerous major league venues, etc. etc. – I finally attended my first minor league baseball game last night.Sarah...

Antique Surfer

Life Experience
It cost over $3000 when new, at a time when laptops were expensive curiosities for corporate executives. It was obsolete the day it was built. Its processor is at least 4 generations away from...

Grandpa’s Home

Life Experience
It was 1976. Trudeau and Levesque were debating the future of Canada. Jimmy Carter was squaring off with Gerald Ford in the US. Disco-mania and the leisure suit were rampant. The Canadiens won the...

Let It Be…Naked

Life Experience
Yeah, yeah I’ll admit it. Like most late 40s boomers I have a copy of “Let It Be” in my vinyl collection. However it’s never been one of my favorite Beatles works, at least...

Good Enough

Life Experience
I remember in the 1980s and 90s when PC technology seemed to be improving daily, there was always a reason to get a better computer system:(1) Processor too slow or obsolete.(2) Replace tape drive...

Hanging ‘Em Up

Life Experience
After 39 years in the food business, I’ve decided to retire completely.After I left Unilever and moved to Almonte, I kept busy a couple of days a week working as a volunteer in a...

The Kids Are Alright

Life Experience
One of the cool things about getting old and having adult children is watching them make those lifestyle decisions you had to make 30 years ago, and vicariously reliving the moment.Dave and Sarah have...

Still A Dinosaur

Life Experience
I’ve been using Nikon SLR film cameras for 25 years so you’d expect I’d have switched to digital with a D50, D80, or D200 camera body by now. You’d expect that, but you’d be...

Achilles Heel

Life Experience
This post is being written and published wirelessly from a laptop running Linux – which in itself is a minor miracle of sorts.If there is one area where Windows kicks Linux butt it is...