Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Reivers

I went out to the office and had to get a security to unlock a door. I did work until the noon hour, when I went out to the grocery store to buy grapes. I browsed through the record store … Continue reading

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Irma la Douce

I woke up to more news about the health care fiasco. I tried to write as fast I could type, and I got over to the office. I saw that my blog got more hits than usual on Monday. I … Continue reading

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The Grass is Greener

I felt tired and didn’t want to go to work. I saw Elizabeth Wenger on the KPIX morning news, and she was wearing home strange horizontal stripes. One of the local news stories that was repeated frequently was about the … Continue reading

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Terrelle Pryor’s 93-Yard Touchdown Run

I watched CBS Sunday Morning and felt surprised at how old Mariel Hemingway looked. It didn’t seem so long ago that she was so young in movies like “Manhattan” and “Personal Best.” Mariel reminded me of the Rachel Weisz character … Continue reading

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Splendor in the Grass

I awoke late yesterday when I turned on the television set. The chef who visited CBS This Morning was Gail Simmons. Her recipes were Shakshuka with fennel and feta, Homefries with jalapeños, Escarole with pickled butternut squash, Maple-bacon bread pudding, … Continue reading

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His Kind of Woman

I had a day of work left, and it turned out to be a quiet one with not so much to do. I wondered where everyone was. I read that Philip Chism, the person accused of murdering Massachusetts math teacher … Continue reading

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The Chaplin Revue

I found it difficult to get out of bed yesterday and finish writing the questions for the quiz I would give to my class. It seemed like a long time ago since the A’s season ended. During my lunch hour, … Continue reading

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