This is NOT a Blog Post

“If it quacks like a duck…” Although this is one of several posts on a blog, this is not a blog post. I received an interesting piece of [junk] mail the other day. It was from AT&T and an obvious attempt to convince me buy more services. This…

An Engineer

I work in an evironment surrounded by very smart people (I call them “people with letters after their name”). Most of them hold a degree (or two) in one of the many branches of Engineering. The popular phrase to describe Optimism vs. Pessimism has been adjusted in our case: “The…

May The Fours Be With You

When I relocated to Central Florida, one of the first things I found myself struggling with was the new highways. In any town, as a newcomer you need to learn the major streets; their local names and the ‘official’ names. But here it was particularly difficult because there are so…

Superstition

The Magic Number Thirteen In 2009, we will have at least three occurances of Friday the 13th. What seems like an even more startling coincidence is the fact that February and then March will see the 13th fall on a Friday. In honor of this momentous occassion, I feel obliged…