Monthly Archives: July 2010

Another crisis

Since writing the post called Identity Crisis, I’ve had some misgivings.  I’m afraid that I might have given the impression that I don’t think it matters what one believes as long as one’s actions are “good”, whatever that means.  That … Continue reading

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Dashtop computers

A temptation for a blogger is to turn the blog into a personal gripe forum.  How tedious those are to read!  And the most tempting target – in these parts, anyway – has got to be driving. So here I … Continue reading

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Comedy is not pretty… or easy

Just for fun – though I’m not sure “fun” is the right word – I tried something new tonight.  I performed a stand-up comedy routine at a local hangout. The Egg Roll Cafe is a funky little spot tucked into … Continue reading

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A first for me…

I’m discovering one of the joys of having a blog.  When something out of the ordinary happens, I can write about it as a way of processing the experience.  Today, for instance, I encountered something truly unique.  I’ve never seen … Continue reading

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Identity crisis

I confess to a stew of emotions when people ask me if I’m a Christian.  It’s a loaded term.  I’m always afraid that there is some ulterior motive prompting the query.  What do they really want to know? Their intent … Continue reading

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The tentpole sequel to the remake of the story based on…

As a moviegoer, aspiring screenwriter, and lover of stories, there is nothing more depressing to me than the current state of affairs in what we call “Hollywood”, i.e. the film industry, studio system, what-have-you. In a recent New York Times … Continue reading

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My other blog life…

Quick note to tell you about the other blog I contribute to… This one is for the Vineyard Square Hotel and Suites in Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard.  I’m a frequenter of their establishment.  When they started the blog, I asked … Continue reading

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Multiple what??

It’s worth mentioning a little about Multiple Sclerosis. MS is like a box of chocolates.  You never know what you’re gonna get.  (Apologies to Forrest Gump… and to my friends with MS.) Or to paraphrase the immortal Joaquin Andujar, MS … Continue reading

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Confession time

Given my last post, one might think I’m a high-minded idealist who eschews any and all lowbrow franchises.  I do try, but here is my True Confessions time. It’s true that you won’t find me in Walmart, Dunkin Donuts, McDonald’s, … Continue reading

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