Once or twice a year, I suffer a set of precursors to migraine headaches. I think I’ve got some of those going on right now. My head has been in pain for a while, localized to the orbits of my… Continue Reading
With the Giants’ win over Washington tonight, Green Bay’s chance at the playoffs depends on all of the following happening tomorrow: 1. Detroit beating Dallas;2. New Orleans beating Carolina;3. Cleveland beating Houston;4. Seattle beating Tampa Bay;5. San Francisco beating Denver;6.… Continue Reading
I am grateful that once again, death seems to have not touched people in my immediate circle of life; while much of my work involves deaths, these deaths are not personal to me. I attended one funeral this year of… Continue Reading
It gets windy in the desert, and tonight it’s especially so. The National Weather Service issued a strong wind advisory for the Antelope Valley tonight. In the western portions of our little triangular slice of desert, places like Antelope Acres,… Continue Reading
Robert Harris‘ Imperium was released in the U.S. about a month ago. It’s an enjoyable read, particularly for history buffs and political junkies. I certainly enjoyed it. It’s hard to say if there are any spoilers in the review; anyone… Continue Reading
I commend to you, Loyal Readers, a marvellous column printed in the Christmas Eve edition of the Los Angeles Fish Wrapper.
From the recently-updated NFL playoff scenarios page, there are now five possible ways Green Bay can get into the playoffs. Much depends on Saturday’s game between the New York Football Giants and the Washington Redskins. And, of course, Green Bay… Continue Reading
To all our friends and family who celebrate, have a merry Christmas, filled with joy, love, and peace.
At 5:00 this morning, I woke up and could not fall asleep again. I don’t know if it was a big dinner last night at our friends’ house, I don’t know if it was having had something unusual (absinthe) to… Continue Reading
After yesterday’s games, it appears that Green Bay has a real chance at making the playoffs. The Packers need to beat the Bears next week — and the Bears ought to be resting their good players after the first series… Continue Reading