Category Archives: Digital World

Long John Gone

We knew him only as Long John. For years, he would be stationed by a boulder on Orient Beach in St. Martin, book in hand, available for everyone’s viewing pleasure. Women looked at him in awe, and maybe a little … Continue reading

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What Do You See?

These pictures have been making the rounds since the election of Pope Francis. Most everyone oohs and ahhs over all the smartphones and tablets everyone was holding to record the historic event in 2013, compared with the nearly digital-free scene … Continue reading

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We Will Never Forget This Moment. Ever.

Strangest moment of the vacation so far… In Pacific Grove, CA, we ate at a wonderful restaurant called Passionfish. The youngish couple at the table next to us was celebrating an anniversary.  They didn’t talk much.  Didn’t hold hands.  That’s … Continue reading

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The Joy of Travel

A brochure from a cruise line came in the mail today.  It had an eye-grabbing picture on the cover, which I admired for a moment before I realized that I had taken the exact same picture. In 2005. On the … Continue reading

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West Wing Reunion

NBC nostalgia.  (sigh)

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Is the Medium Still the Message?

Nearly 2 weeks ago, I saw a billboard on I-84 in Hartford that struck a chord. It said, in a familiar logo, “putyourfaceinabook.” When I got to work, I googled it, found a picture of a similar billboard, and posted … Continue reading

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want

But if you want a bowl of Rice Krispies, here’s a commercial The Rolling Stones did in 1964. Didn’t see the show, but apparently Don Draper referenced the ad in Mad Men. It’s the little things…

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