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South of the Border

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The Greenberger family will be away from home from Thursday through Tuesday. It’s a final fling with the four of us before the dynamic permanently changes as Kate heads off to be a freshman.Deb had been hoarding the frequent flyer miles, just in case we needed them for Kate’s college of choice. Since Washington D.C. […]

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Out Today

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In case anyone’s interested, today is the street date for You Did What? : Mad Plans and Great Historical Disasters . Edited by my old pal Bill Fawcett, it contains essays on disastrous decisions that probably made sense at the time. I have three essays in the book including the New Coke, the David Begelman […]

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At Blog Speed

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There are times I am amazed at how fast news travels. When I first posted, a mere few weeks back, I happily told a circle of firends I share a mailing list with. But, from there, it grew. Mark Evanier directed people my way, someone at the DC Comics message boards also announced its arrival […]

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Trapped in a Digital World

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Earlier in this blog, I chatted a bit about Cable and my desire for ala carte programming. The lack of choice has kept me from upgrading to Digital Cable despite all the bells and whistles it has advertised (bells and whistles I will likely not need or desire).On Friday, I came home to discover a […]

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I Need a Vacation

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Well, the last few days have been busy.On Friday, DC felt like old home week. After completing work on reviewing proofs for my own books in addition to the Encyclopedia, I went to drop things off and up on 6, ran into Karen Chamberlain, a former co-worked. No sooner do we start chatting then I […]

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This and That

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A quick reminder that I’ll be interviewed on the radio tonight at 11:30. Howard Margolin says it’s been nearly 15 years so surely I’ve come up with something new to say. You can find it on line at Destinies.Meantime, I’ve spent the better part of the last two days going over the final page proofs […]

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Progress

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OK, the weekend started out cool and gloomy as noted in previous posts. The plays certainly brightened things.We also did another two rounds of shopping with Kate, getting her ready for college. We reviewed the mundane (toothpaste) to essential (a really good surge protector). By the time we got to the staplers, she was seriously […]

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