A Week with Windows 10

This morning, Microsoft asked me if I would recommend Windows 10 to my friends and colleagues. On a scale of one to five, I gave Windows 10 a 2, and here's the comment I included: I did not upgrade to Windows 8, because of the user interface. Windows 7 gave…

What If Marshawn Scored?

I love a good conspiracy theory. A lot of us watched the final seconds of the 2014 Super Bowl, where the obvious play choice was, apparently, not so obvious. After the near-miraculous reception by Jermaine Kearse with just over a minute left in the game, Marshawn then takes Seattle to…

My New Life's Resolution

Last night, I watched the State of the Union address. It was the first SOTU I'd watched in its entirety in quite some time. The big takeaway for me was remembering where I was in 2001, in 2008 after the housing collapse, and today. I lost big, and I gained…

That's What Friends Are For...

Many, many years ago, a friend asked...no...demanded I write a letter to her best friend in New Jersey. My friend was a recent transplant to Pasadena, not unlike myself. She wanted to "introduce" some of her new friends to this old friend, and figured the easiest way was…

WTF: She's Gotta Have It...Or Else!

Today, on Will You Be My WTF Valentine, we pay tribute to those women who find no comfort in adhering to traditional mores and customs regarding their physical wants and needs. They want what they want, and what they want is satisfaction...now! They aren't afraid of actively pursuing their…