It Was the Birthday Cake Which Did Her In

"Too many damn feathers!" my mother replied when I asked her why she stopped making character birthday cakes. This I had asked on my 43rd birthday when I decided I…

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Friday Musings #4

"I don't need college, I've got YouTube," said a friend's daughter recently. I laughed, half agreeing and half reminiscing. Wtih Carnegie Mellon's recent announcement of its AI degree program, the…

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The Promise in the Dash

I was born. I died. And the dash between only a blink. I'm not afraid. I wasn't afraid. It's happened before and it will happen again. But, I am so…

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