Month: June 2006

Austin-San Antonio Corridor

Since April I have been driving nearly every workday from my home in San Antonio to my current work location in Austin, via IH-35. This portion of IH-35 is very full of traffic, and there is an almost continuous ribbon…

Democrats need optimism!

The Democratic party’s chances of gaining any seats in the Congress this November, or of winning the presidency in 2008, are pretty much nil, in my opinion. Democrats have failed to come up with any sort of cohesive message that…

Retro computing?

Back in 1986, I purchased what at that time was an absolutely wonderful, modern, and advanced piece of computer hardware: a Tandy TRS-80 Model 102. The thing was nothing more than a small box with a wonderful, full-size keyboard and…