Month: January 2013

Best World Ever!

There are many ways to color or alter our world. This so called “real” world that all of us live in but none of us experience in the same way. My claim goes beyond the apparent commonality of what our senses present and that our brains labor to create for we are at the center […]

Piroshky & Conversation!

In celebration of my sister’s birthday her children would be joining her on a trip to San Francisco. Their party would be taking place at a steakhouse in the embarcadero. However before going grandmother wanted her piroshky! It was good that they had brought the necessary ingredients to bake them up fresh. Tiffany made enough […]

The Great Piccione

This picture was given to me by my dear friend James, departed for many years now. He inscribed it on the back; I used PS to move it to the lower right. “The Great Piccione – 1986” he called himself and indeed he was. Jim had many talents yet was most expert at analog engineering. […]

Its Nothing

I had lunch with Yulin today. It was an unexpected delight. We just spoke last year and yesterday out of the blue she called and I happily agreed to meet her at one of my frequented restaurants. We spoke of many things but I was most moved by a story she told with a quiet […]

Night of the Slurpcast

I should have known better than to poke fun at Mr. Bernay. In a Facebook entry made by Wes I claimed “Mark Bernay is a slacker!”. Well I was soon admonished. I told him meekly that I would retract my statement. Long story shortened it led me to agree to be a guest on his […]

My Auld Friends

Last year on the last day or simply yesterday I did my best to contact auld friends by phone. I managed to talk to people I have not spoken to in years. I also learned of the passing of a good friend’s wife. This is countered by learning another has been newly married for at […]