Category Archives: Books

When We’re Singin’

I finished reading the book “When We’re Singin’” by Johnny Ray Miller.  It gave me a lot of information about the Partridge Family’s music, so it’s a good guide if you ever want to go back and listen to those … Continue reading

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Filmish: A Graphic Journey Through Film

I had a difficult time getting ready for my class. I had memories of my brother, whose life ended one year ago yesterday. I’m deeply sad to think about his grave out there in Orange County. I finished reading the … Continue reading

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Ito Junji no Neko Nikki: Yon & Mu

I had a morning of preparing statistics for the math department. Too many students are wallowing around not knowing the basics of the subject. I got into a discussion of movies with someone at work, and the topics were “Brooklyn,” … Continue reading

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In Search of Lost Time: Swann’s Way

I read news reports about red meat as the cause of cancer. The day at work was rather tiring because things went wrong, and some of the staff was missing. At a bus stop, I ran into a former student … Continue reading

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Johnny Cash: The Life

On CBS This Morning, the chef who visited was Jeff Mahir. He claimed to be good at math, but I was skeptical. His recipes were Slow-braised pork shank, roasted apples, celery root mash, mustard pork jus, Burrata, grilled grapes and … Continue reading

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Kings in Disguise

I awoke early yesterday and watched the CBS Sunday Morning show.  The first segment was about fracking.  They also discussed the development of the calculator and paid tribute to some of the people who died in 2012, including Mike Wallace, … Continue reading

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Koko Be Good

I watched the end of “Twelve O’Clock High” yesterday morning.  I wondered how they were able to put together a weekly television show on this subject matter, because it seemed like such as immense effort to put together even one … Continue reading

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