Category Birthday

The Perils of New Technology

I love Macs. I’ve had one since forever. They’re expensive, sure. But my last one lasted ten years and is still going. As a birthday present, I bought myself a brand new one. Above is the actual box it came in. Such a deal! There was a special President’s Day Weekend sale – $100 off […]

The Jitters, Or, The Nightmares Cometh

It happens every now and again. Sometimes I have a bad day at work. Or a mistake I made that I can’t let go. Something’s looming on the horizon and I obsess about it. Or my brain simply won’t shut up, no matter what I do or try not to dwell upon. It’s a case […]

Many Happy Returns on the Day

I gained another year the other day. It wasn’t by choice; I had little say in the matter. But I did choose to make it a bit special, even if I was the only attendee at my birthday bash. I’ve been isolating because COVID is raging in these parts, and after a scare at Christmas, […]

Club 57

It was bound to happen sooner or later. I turned 57. Thought about what that meant for more than a few moments. First, I thought about it numerically: 5+7=12. 12÷2=6. 6÷2=3. 1+2=3. 6×2=12. Now, that doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, but to me it seems that 12, 6 and 3 all have something […]