Monthly Archives: December 2015

Looking Back on the Year(and forward to the next)!

  This past year has been one of change for me.  I have switched careers and found love again. I have changed residences and taken on new responsibilities.  I have said good-bye to some old friends and hello to new ones.  I have with my love, Patricia, started to chart a new ‘new course’. The […]


Well, the Earth has once again finished another trip around the Sun.  That means we are looking forward to the coming of a new year, 2016—a Leap Year with one extra day in it—to work on improving ourselves.  To that end, I have put together a personal New Years Resolution list for the coming 366 […]

2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 460 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 8 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the […]

How to speak Midwestern: a guide for Californians!

One of the first things that I noticed about California when I moved here a few years ago is that you all have a strange accent and have trouble saying a lot of common words like name places in the Midwest(or as my lovely  fiancée, Patricia, calls it—back East).   So I have to provide my […]

SacRT, We Need More Buses!!!

This morning(December 12th), on my daily commute into Sacramento from Folsom on the Gold Line, the train I was on was forced to stop at the University/65th Street station due to a stalled car blocking the tracks at 59th Street. My fellow passengers and I were asked to disembark and ride to the 29th Street […]