Monthly Archives: November 2010

My Dad, Stanley Spade

Thank you for providing me the opportunity to talk about Dashiell Hammett, or more specifically about Sam Spade or more specifically still about Stanley Spade.  It allows me, after all these years, to set the record straight.  I would like … Continue reading

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A Room with a View, too.

A Room with a View, Too.* My aunt Edna had a room with a view of the brick wall of the small apartment building next door. She lived on the 2nd floor of a 4 story building at 1017 Hopkinson … Continue reading

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Taming big science

I got this from the blog of a recently elected congressman from Kansas.  I believe it needs wide distribution, so I am passing it on. Now that we, the people, have spoken and Big Government has been eliminated from these … Continue reading

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Hey Hey Curtis Lemay

I hacked into the Defense Department’s computer server today. I didn’t want to, but it was the only way I could get my e-mail. As the whole world apparently knows, their password is a simple “heyheycurtislemay.” It’s easy and they … Continue reading

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Moving On

Karen and I will be moving to Northern Saskatchewan this winter.  We have already sold the house.  As many of you know, my maternal grandmother, The Enforcer, was born in London and we have qualified for Canadian citizenship.  We plan … Continue reading

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