The Last Enemy

Warning: The following post is presented without humor. Really. “The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” – J.K.Rowling, written on James and Lily Potter’s tombstone. I was first exposed to death at an early age. My great aunt Nelly had been in our lives forever, but her new husband George had not. When … Continue reading “The Last Enemy”

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”