Shot 2023

There is a uniqueness to conventions that manifests to those who pay attention to such things. My first experience with conventions was the NPE back when I was in the plastics industry. Every three years we would all converge on Chicago and walk around the convention floor looking at industrial machinery.   When I became a...

Why I Wear Suits

“Oooh! You are the man in the videos!”   “Good afternoon ladies, yes… guilty.”   “You look so nice!”   “Why, thank you.”   “Were you in court today?”   “No… just here at Artemis all day preparing for a speech I’m giving later this week.”   “Really? You dress like that just to come to the office?”   “Well… yes.”   “Why?”   “I’m an adult.”   This conversation happened the other day...

Helicopters, Sabers, and Pistols…Oh My!

Last weekend, as many of you know, Sandy and I were at “America’s Game”… the annual Army-Navy football game. For those of you who don’t know… or who care to forget (Sailors and Marines, I’m talking to you!)… Army handed a smack down to Navy in double overtime… Now to be fair, both teams played...

Army-Navy

The Rocky Mountains look foreboding as I pass over them. Sandy and I are on our way to Philadelphia. The last time I was in Philadelphia I believe I was eight or nine years old. It's been quite some time. People have told me it has changed; some say for the better, some say...

Re-Education

I loved Peter O’Toole.   One of my favorite movies, though I don’t really reference it enough, is My Favorite Year. Peter O’Toole played a famous Errol Flynn type movie character who is forced to do a live TV performance and is absolutely terrified of the prospect. I also like the The Year of Living Dangerously,...