Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Principle of TiVo Gone Awry

Is it just me, or is everything happening faster than ever before? It like we’re applying the principle of TiVo –which lets you skip through commercials and boring parts faster than ever before – to everything. For instance, just about … Continue reading

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Embracing My Inner Fuddy-Duddy

We have friends who go to the same resort in Hawaii every single year. For a long time, we thought this was the height of fuddy-duddy. Why in the world would you want to go to the same place year … Continue reading

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A Bad Case of Déjà vu

There’s an old joke that goes, “If you can remember the Sixties, you weren’t there.” I confess to being a horribly vapid teenager in the Sixties. Though I grew up just 35 miles from the Haight-Ashbury, I never had any … Continue reading

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Blank Slate

You may think that the title of this post refers to the sprawling unwritten year of 2011. Actually, it refers to my brain. Every so often, I fear that my next column is going to be like a Seinfeld episode … Continue reading

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It’s a Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost World

You know that aggravating feeling when someone describes something to you and then you can’t get it out of your mind? You can’t remember what you had for breakfast in the morning, but you remember this silly snippet of a … Continue reading

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