Category Archives: Personal
My parents, Marie and Robert Jarrett, truly happily married for 50 years today. We love you! photo from May 2017 courtesy of Sarah Jarrett, my sister-in-law A couple photos from their wedding day 50 years ago. And from when each was a … Continue reading
J. Robert Oppenheimer, quoting the Bhagavad Gita, in an interview describing his thoughts at the Trinity nuclear test. As I watched the election results coming in last night, a feeling of existential dread began surfacing, and this story of Oppenheimer at … Continue reading
We put Midnight to sleep this evening. She was a really good kitty, and it’s quite sad for us. Midnight adopted us almost nine years ago when we moved into the house here in Baltimore. She was a nearly feral … Continue reading
NASA has published before and after pictures of Friday’s storm damage in the mid-Atlantic. Using Photoshop, I created an image from the differences in the photos, focused on the Baltimore-DC metro areas. It provides interesting insight into the extent of … Continue reading
The bat has flown to greener pastures, and a large Black Widow spider has taken up residence.
As I was saying goodbye to Teresa this morning, on my way to work, I heard just a brief few words from the radio, tuned to NPR, “… and Apple has…” and I immediately knew. I listened a bit more … Continue reading
We were discussing some of the stats in LukeW’s data Monday yesterday, when I made a crack about not using Twitter on the sabbath. That led to a silly conversation and some additional mental riffs on the need for some … Continue reading
Our company went to see Harry Potter yesterday with families to celebrate a particularly nice deal closing. Great event, and wonderful to see everyone there. I have to say, though, that the movie bored me to tears. However, it did … Continue reading
Wally’s briard, Cedar, had nine healthy pups yesterday. Seven black males, one tawny male, and two black females. They are adorable little fuzzy potato-like sausages. Congrats to Cedar and Wally! Can’t wait to see Marin playing with all her new … Continue reading
My favorite sites for following election results are the NY Times and Electoral-vote.com. Enjoy!