In one day it’s gone from this: to this (below). If you include the wind chill, that’s a 73 degree swing in temperature! I’m looking forward to getting above zero.
We toured New York city this past week while picking up Michelle from her co-op role. I’ve included some pictures and a map of the sites visited.
I posted a few pictures yesterday of the festival site before the crowd showed up. Today – the crowd is on site. Probably not as many as will appear tomorrow for Mumford and Sons – but it’s a good crowd.
The Gentlemen of the Road Show arrives soon here in Troy Ohio. The production company responsible for the roadshow are well managed. In a short period of time, they have transformed the city enclosing large spaces in fencing, erecting statues and stages and barricades. It’s exciting to watch all of this unfold in our quiet […]
Marking Sugar’s passing
Monday evening I received a call from Carole‘s sister Alice. My Dad had several heart attacks and was currently in the Emergency Room at the Kettering Medical Center. He had been at the VA Center having an issue with his foot looked into when he first started experiencing symptoms of a heart attack. The doctors […]
Aaron Swartz died yesterday. He committed suicide. I’ve been reading about Aaron for years it seems. It turns out he was only 26 years old at the time of his passing. He’s a contemporary of my son. He managed to help write the specification for sharing content across websites (RSS 1.0) at the age of […]
Thanks to Jackie Spraul for providing this photograph of Marjorie Pappas while she was employed at Troy City Schools back in the 80’s (not certain when).
Every four years my sense of anticipation regarding the Olympics builds prior to the event. The networks do a great job promoting the competitors. But after ten days of swimming, gymnastics and lesser known competitive events my attention is waning.