A Very Private Grief

A Very Private Grief An uncle passed the other evening. While not exactly close in recent times, I have stayed in touch, as best I can. Made a few long detours to check up on him, some years back. Perhaps I’m missing something, but there is that elegiac tone. HIs wife, my aunt, showed up [...]

Round Rock Donuts

Round Rock Donuts Standing in line at the Starbucks, past the security check, I watched, bemused, as a guy took a picture of the mugs. Variously, they read, Texas and San Antonio. “Where ya’ll from,” I asked. “New York,” he said, hint of that typical accent. I smiled, and he asked where I was from. [...]

Media Memories

Media Memories This article triggered a thought, about advertising and media. Two failed businesses, dead issues, now. The salient point being that Apple apparently lets the media cover a product to carry the weight of the advertising and marketing. Media Memories That idea, just like the old dancing frogs in top of the bank turned-dance-club. [...]

Questionable Sources

Questionable Sources At least I’m honest about that… via Pink Cake: The Quote Collection – Kramer Wetzel Pink Cake: A Commonplace Book

Favors and Flavors

Favors and Flavors There were two Xmas gifts that keep coming back, as an echo — an “RTIC” tumbler, essentially an insulated mug, and Sister’s Coffee. Favors Trying to suggest the nuance and flavor of the current batch Sister roasted, I stumbled across an old weblog entry, which was supposed to be about website hosting, [...]

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