There are no words

Here I am at the latest No Fluff, Just Stuff conference in Framingham, MA, meeting up with great people, learning lots of new things, when the Sox/Yankees game comes on. We’re up 7 – 2 headed for the 8th inning.  Okajima (ERA: 1.76) is already in for the 8th, Papelbon (ERA: 1.50) is ready for… Read More

Green Monster time

Xander and I had our trip to Fenway today, with my first time ever sitting on the Green Monster.  The weather was great (low 80s, partly cloudy, with a nice breeze), the seats were excellent (Section 5, Row 1, Seats 9 and 10 — basically middle of the front row), and the Sox scored six… Read More

Quick moment to gloat before the Yankees start hitting again…

Everyone says you should stop and smell the roses, right? My own variation on that line is, whenever you find yourself in a good position, be sure to enjoy it, because everything changes. Well, the Red Sox are currently 36-15, the Yankees are 21-29, and the difference between them is a whopping 14 1/2 games.… Read More

If you can’t blog something nice…

… I suppose you shouldn’t blog anything at all.  That means I won’t be discussing anything here about my latest airline experiences, especially my trip through Chicago with the flight delayed 5 1/2 hours and then ultimately cancelling without telling me.  Nope, I’m SO not going there. (Other than to say I feel so much… Read More

Baseball Tour 2006

Normally here I’d rather spend time talking about technologies I’m working with and the process I’m going through learning them, but I thought I’d take a small moment as an aside to mention the baseball tour I just finished with my son Xander, 14. A week ago Sunday (8/6) we went to McCoy Stadium to… Read More

What a twist!

Okay, I’ll admit it. When I first saw the commercial for the new M. Night Shyamalan movie Lady in the Water, I, too, felt compelled to say, “What a twist!”  Robot Chicken rules, and not just because it was created by Oz from Buffy, aka Scott Evil, aka Chris Griffin. On a more serious note,… Read More