OBSOLETE? I THINK YOU’RE TALKING ABOUT ME!

Going Obsolete Of the technologies that have become extinct in your lifetime, which do you miss most? I was declared obsolete about 6 years ago. I had been getting progressively less relevant for quite a while, but after the dot coms went down in flames, the high-tech world changed dramatically. Venture capital disappeared and with it, the exciting … Continue reading OBSOLETE? I THINK YOU’RE TALKING ABOUT ME!

SPRING HAS SPRUNG! BOING, BOING!

Spring! Just when I was ready to give up ... This morning the sun came out. Two tulips actually bloomed and the Mayflowers are all over the grounds. Ours are blue, but they sometimes are pink or white. They grow everywhere and are the state flower of Massachusetts. It's not much of a garden this … Continue reading SPRING HAS SPRUNG! BOING, BOING!

INHERIT THE WIND AND THE SCOPES TRIAL

The Scopes Trial, officially The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and typically referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was a famous trial in  1925. In it, a substitute high school teacher -- John Scopes -- was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which made it unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school. The trial was deliberately … Continue reading INHERIT THE WIND AND THE SCOPES TRIAL