Pooch has perfect bracket on eve of Final Four

A dog living on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka has a perfect bracket on the eve of the Final Four, which is part of the NCAA's men's division 1 basketball tournament, commonly known as March Madness in the United States. Ocho, or Ate as he's known throughout his village, pawed his way through the … Continue reading Pooch has perfect bracket on eve of Final Four


Wow! It's 2016 already, and I haven't written anything yet to ring in the new year. Time seems to move at light speed as I'm aging, but there are periods where I feel time slows down (I call those times work days haha). I'm sure this year will have its share of surprises, so let's … Continue reading 2016

Cap’n Crunch, PhD

The Naval Academy will be honoring Horatio Magellan Crunch with an honorary PhD degree at its annual commencement ceremony this year. Just who is Horatio Magellan Crunch? You may know him better as Cap'n Crunch. Yes, that Cap'n Crunch, who has been piloting and navigating Quaker Oats' breakfast cereal of the same name since 1963. … Continue reading Cap’n Crunch, PhD

Dream a Little Dream

I usually don't remember all the details when I have a dream, but a few days ago was an exception. I was in a rural part of Missouri, on my way to a wedding near a lake. I couldn't tell you the name of the lake, but I do know that I was sitting in the … Continue reading Dream a Little Dream

Head of the Class

I promised a new entry several weeks ago, and as promised, here it is. Recently, I completed an online class at one of the local schools in San Diego. The class's name is unimportant because what I would like to discuss in this entry is my experience with an online class. It wasn't my first … Continue reading Head of the Class

Absentee Writer

Wow! It has been quite some time since my last blog entry. I can't explain why I have neglected the blog, but tonight a good friend reminded me that I do have a blog. I do plan to post something in the near future, but it will have to wait because I need a series … Continue reading Absentee Writer

7 up

One of the features I would like for Apple to include in iOS 7 is the ability to delete--or at least hide--the first-party apps. For me, the list includes: Newsstand, Calculator, Game Center, Compass, Voice Memos, Stocks, Weather, Passbook, Videos, Clock, Reminders, Maps and Safari. I know it's wishful thinking, but the truth is I … Continue reading 7 up