Ahead by a Hair

Editor’s Note: That’s not really my head in the picture, but a reasonable facsimile… If anything, it’s a bit hairier than I am. So I have my clippers out the other night and I’m cutting my own hair. (A nice 3/8″ buzz all around.) Diane: “You’re getting hair all over the place.” Me: “We have … Continue reading “Ahead by a Hair”

This Century Sucks

I’m not speaking politically, although surely a case can be made for that. I mean, personally. Editor’s note: Centuries, like decades, start on the year one. So, the 21st century started in 2001, despite what all of your parties thought. Career-wise, as the 20th century wound down I was an IT director at a major … Continue reading “This Century Sucks”

Movers and Shakers

Have you heard the old joke about the kid who’s parents moved while he was at school? That actually happened to me. We were living on Carpenter Avenue in the Bronx, about 6 blocks west of my grammar school, and that morning we moved to a house on 226th street a few blocks east of … Continue reading “Movers and Shakers”