Ladies and Gentlemen … Collarworld, the novel

I have to thank Shane Howard of the rock band Goanna for motivating me towards this project. First off, for those who don’t read my blog on a regular basis, the Oz rock band Goanna had a major hit in 1981 with the anthem “Solid Rock,” a track about the sacred heart of the Australian…

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So it’s the Subaru Forester Ultimate Customized Kit Special, right?

I have heard many stories about the procedure necessary to name a car.  You want a car’s name to be impressive and exciting.  You don’t want that name to be associated with failure or ineptitude. which would explain car names like the Edsel.  Or the Tempo.  Or the Aztek. At the recent Singapore Motor Show,…

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No, you can’t vacate World Series championships …

It started out as a feel-good story – the Houston Astros, whose hometown was battered and bashed by Hurricane Harvey earlier that year, finally won their first World Series championship. Yesterday, Major League Baseball suspended Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow and manager AJ Hinch for the entire 2020 season for their actions – or inactions…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, January 11 2020

It’s early in the morning and I can’t sleep. This can happen when one breaks their ankle. I’m still bedridden, but I’m not giving up yet.  No, I’m not planning on sneaking out for some wild times … But broken ankle or no broken ankle, I’m going to make sure that I can take care…

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My entries into the 3D image show

Okay.  Competition Season 2020 begins … with a new contest.  Super. After years of experimenting with three-dimensional images – both in film and in digital – the Austrian 3D photo competition has just entered its “Call for Entries.”  I have until April 1 2020 to submit my four best 3D images to the competition. This…

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“It’s not supposed to bend like that.”

The second after I fell down … I knew something wasn’t right. i didn’t feel any pain … but my right foot felt funny.  Not normal. And yet, I was still able to drive to my day job. But the longer the day went, the more worried i became that I had fallen on slippery…

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