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  • Modern Man’s Pen

    Modern Man’s Pen

    Let me start by saying that having a great pen neither makes the writing great nor legible. That said, that wonderful writing instruments seem to be more of a collectible item than essential seems a shame. The great pen has unfortunately taken a beating over time, both on the technology front as well as the…

  • Nice M-Surprise in the Mail

    Nice M-Surprise in the Mail

    So the other day an unexpected package showed up in the mail. Actually, my lovely wife Jill is a strong financial supporter of Amazon…so unexpected packages are arriving all the time. Let me rephrase…an unexpected package with my name on it showed up in the mail. Lo and behold, the package contained the letter below…

  • Obligatory Welcome–Hello World

    Obligatory Welcome–Hello World

    While, mostly in the “olden days” on websites, and perhaps more recently on blogs, the visitor was greeted with a “Welcome” message or initial post, I rather prefer to take a cue from the programming world and begin with a “Hello world” post. For those unfamiliar with the “hello world” reference, essentially it represents a…