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Patience

Robert Reich, Labor Secretary under President Clinton. had an interesting commentary on patience this morning on NPR. “After what seemed like an interminable wait on the phone the other day for a service representative to help me fix a holiday gift that wouldn’t work, I heard the dreaded words: “Thank you for your patience.” I […]

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Remodel

The remodel is nearing an end.  Some touchup painting, replacing a door, molding, and pulling Coax and CAT5 to the upstairs. 

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Mad

Sometimes I think the world has gone completely mad, and then I think, “Ah, who cares?” And then I think, “Hey, what’s for supper?” – Jack Handey

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Weaponry

I am no war-hawk, but I do like to keep up on the latest trends in high-tech weaponry.  I have been watching the Army’s Silent Guardian project with keen interest.  A review of this new ‘wave of agony’ weapon was posted here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/technology/technology.html?in_article_id=482560&in_page_id=1965 Non-lethal force to break up anti-war protests, riots, neo-Nazis, desert raves, high […]

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Beer

Mr. Wood and I brewed up our second batch of beer on Saturday – an Irish Amber Ale.  We move to second stage fermentation tomorrow. Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. —  Benjamin Franklin

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Domain Name

This blog now available through http://www.iknowthings.com.  Exciting?  No.  But it’s all I’ve got.

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By way of an introduction

“Foolish boy” I said to myself.  How can you be _____________ and so stupid?  Fill in the blank – a father, a working professional, more than 10,000 days old, a husband, a friend….  I’ve been telling people for a while that “I know things,” but on the inside the only thing I know is that […]

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