Monthly Archives: November 2008

The Man Who Would Be King

I listened to the radio early yesterday morning and heard the news that Lane Kiffin had been hired as coach of Tennessee.  He’s got to be relieved and happy that he’s earning a good income and has escaped the evil … Continue reading

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The Band Wagon

I woke up so very early on Friday morning.  I put some Thanksgiving leftovers in the microwave oven and dressed warmly to go out into the cold.  I didn’t want to use any of my credit cards, so I took … Continue reading

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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny

I awoke early yesterday morning and couldn’t get back to sleep.  I left early to walk out to the bus stop, and I listened to a CD of Artur Rubinstein playing four Beethoven piano sonatas.  It was certainly a great … Continue reading

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Blast of Silence

I was glad that my day of work yesterday was short.  Things were quiet on the day before a holiday.  A lot of people had already left town.  I had a discussion with one of the guys at work about … Continue reading

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Shine a Light

I stopped off at Longs Drugs before going to the school to teach my last class before the holiday.  I spent time grading papers.  I lectured for a short time, which I hoped the students appreciated.  I hung around for … Continue reading

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The Golden Compass

I felt well enough yesterday morning to go to work.  I was down to my last cold capsules, and not very many cough drops, but I thought I could get through the day without problems.  I listened to KNBR, and … Continue reading

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Be Kind Rewind

I woke up later than usual for a Sunday morning, and my mom called me while I was still drowsy.  I dropped the phone reaching for it, so she hung up and called right back.  She didn’t speak to me … Continue reading

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