Monthly Archives: April 2008

irony

This is the view near the front of the ‘Charlotte Bobcats Arena’, recently renamed ‘Time Warner Cable Arena’- Advertisements

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Always have an escape plan

Somebody named Hillary something-or-other from New York is coming to town today. The main intersection of Trade and Tryon streets is to be closed from 4:00-7:00PM for some sort of rally. The building where I work is located at the … Continue reading

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Earth Day – April 22, 1970

The original Earth Day didn’t have much impact on my life at the time, but something else that happened that day did. Don Russell Scott, HM3, USN June 14, 1947 – April 22, 1970 son, brother, student, teacher, husband, father, … Continue reading

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slathered with thoughts

I changed the website listed on my LJ profile page. That is all. Carry on. (you sure that’s not ‘Allman Brothers’?)

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which blows harder, the weather or local TV weathermen?

Disclaimer: I’m not a Harry Potter fan and this ain’t about that. Last night one of the Harry Potter movies was broadcast on ABC, we think. Sometime shortly after 8:00 PM EST my wife was knocking about the kitchen. I called … Continue reading

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We can forget all our troubles, forget all our cares and go Downtown

“As soon as anyone on Earth could see and talk to anyone else by pressing a button, most of the need for cities vanished.” – Arthur C. Clarke Are cities dead and we continue to maintain them with life support? Think … Continue reading

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Hey Harlan, they’re still here

“What bothers me about the information superhighway is that it is going to be traversed by the same imbeciles who are walking around without an information superhighway.” – Harlan Ellison (during interview by Tom Snyder back when the Internet was … Continue reading

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