So… a couple weeks ago Battlestar Galactica ended. I really liked this show, a lot.Â But like Babylon 5, years before, the writers were smart, and instead of creating an open ended storyline that would keep going until it was little more than an excuse to keep a franchise running (… can anyone say “Enterprise”?), … Read more
Hello all… on April 1st, I will officially launch the SamuraiMarine PhotoBlog. There will be no changes here, this will be a new site dedicated to pitures and the art of picture taking. I will post my pictures as well as having area for subscribers to post theirs. Mark your calendars!
The is a book out there called “Pale Blue Dot”, by Carl Sagan.Â I do like this book, but mostly for the science in it.Â I try to ignore the political and eco-political parts. But in the book, he makes and observation that has always stuck with me, especially when I am on the freeway … Read more
There are probably not too many of you out there that will get the title of this post.Â You have to have a strange taste in music like I do and have listened to those odd groups from the 80’s. There was an artist by the name of Peter Schilling, a German singer, who’s only … Read more
So… after almost twenty years with AT&T, feeding the giant, so to say, the wife and I have decided to move our phone line to Vonage. I am sure that this evokes images of the silly commercials and the famed “Woo Hoo” song by the “5,6,7,8’s” who sang the song in the first installment of … Read more
Over the weekend, the world lost a true radio legend. Paul Harvey was a radio fixture for several decades.Â He was always a pleasure to listen to and I could always count on him to make me feel better when there seemed to be nothing but bad news on the air that day. I always … Read more
The other day a co-worker found out that I listen to Sean Hannity during the day while I am at work.Â His first response was;Â “You’re listening to Hannity all the time now, so now you’re not even going to pretend you’re an Independent anymore?” First off, this is not the first time someone has … Read more