Monthly Archives: November 2011

Social Ineptness

  Yesterday my friend Kim Peter Kovac (henceforth known as KPK) and I tried to set up a Facebook account for this blog. Well, actually that’s not really the truth. KPK did the work while I drank his excellent coffee … Continue reading

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Quirks

I have a large book of New York Times Sunday crosswords puzzles in my bathroom. I solve—or try to solve—them without a great deal of success, and I do them in ink. Since I am not blessed with either a … Continue reading

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A Whole Lot of People

  A couple of days ago, the seven billionth human was born. The likelihood is that he or she is from Tamil Nadu, as this Indian state has one of the most explosive population growth in the world, but it’s … Continue reading

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Holidays

  It’s Halloween. Two days ago it snowed, an unheard of weather event for October in Northern Virginia. I assume the local Fox station will use this to bolster their opposition to global warming. Tonight as I was walking home, … Continue reading

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