We were blessed to share the day with family; thank you for inviting us. Thank you to all of you who have wished everyone a Happy Thanksgiving, especially those of you outside the U.S. How kind of you to think of us. In my attempt to become more globally aware of other countries that celebrate … Continue reading Thanksgiving in the U.S. and Around the World
The New York Times Opinion editors have created a website that will help you find places in the United States that best suit what you are looking for in terms of potentially multiple criteria. Here is the link: Where Should You Live? The choices are grouped into four categories: Lifestyle (17 choices) Climate (6 choices) … Continue reading Where Should You Live?
There has been a lot written about the Metaverse in the past few weeks. It was a bit confusing, and I thought one way for me to learn about it would be to write about it. So this post is more for my own benefit, but if anyone wants to read and watch along with … Continue reading A Brief Look at the Metaverse
Maybe I'm one of the lucky ones, but I've always enjoyed getting in a good workout. But despite the well-known benefits, both physical and mental, of exercise, many people would rather avoid it altogether. A recent poll of 2,000 people who frequently exercise, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of AI-based fitness and lifestyle coaching app Freeletics, found some … Continue reading What Would You Do to Get Out of Exercise for the Rest of Your Life?
In yesterday's post, I detailed the wonderful weekend my wife and I had in Philadelphia, celebrating our 40th anniversary. So I thought I'd bring some closure to it by sharing a song that features Philadelphia in its lyrics. There were lots of great choices: Streets of Philadelphia by Bruce Springsteen Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John … Continue reading Music Monday: One More Shout Out to Philly
A few weeks ago my wife and I were trying to plan a weekend getaway to celebrate our 40th anniversary. Our first thoughts were either the Jersey Shore or the Pocono Mountains, but then after a bit of brainstorming, we decided to spend a weekend in Philadelphia. We have been to Philly hundreds of times … Continue reading Learning to Appreciate What’s in My Own Backyard
I don't know if lightning will strike twice, but I figured I'd give it a shot. The title for this post is a play on my most popular blog post of all time: And the World’s Largest Tire Manufacturer Is… Drumroll Please… That post was written in June 2018, and for each of the years 2018, … Continue reading And the World’s Busiest Airport (after dark) Is… Drumroll Please…
Walk on the moon in your pajamas? Watch a baseball game from the pitcher’s mound? Frolic in a field of unicorns—or be a unicorn yourself? (I'm looking at you, Tippy.) Such scenarios, according to tech visionaries, will all be possible in the future, in what is referred to as the metaverse. Here is the meaning … Continue reading The Metaverse Is Coming! The Metaverse Is Coming!
If I am driving on a four-lane highway (two lanes in each direction), and I see a sign that indicates that the left or right lane is closed ahead, I generally try and get out of the lane that is going to be closed as soon as possible, or if I am already in the … Continue reading I Guess I’ve Been Merging Incorrectly All These Years
This week I caught an episode of Wheel of Fortune, and it was "Home Sweet Home” week, where contestants had the opportunity to win a new home valued at $375,000 in Latitude Margaritaville. I'm a big fan of Jimmy Buffett, and I've been to one of the Margaritaville restaurants, but I was not aware of … Continue reading Browsin’ Away in Margaritaville