• WOW Legion Is Here

    The latest patch to World of Warcraft popped up yesterday and I managed to log on for an hour of play. The introduction to the Broken Isles worked flawlessly and was a lot of fun. I’d played an Alliance character on the PTR, and this time I logged in on my Horde character. The differences […]

  • Radio Shack Nostalgia

    Radio Shack was a special place for those growing up in the 60’s, 70’s, and perhaps the 80’s. Here is a collection of old Radio Shack Catalogs that show what I mean. Of course now Radio Shack has mostly disappeared, with only a few scattered stores. But a lot of their products are still in use. […]

  • Wrong Again

    A while back I said the following: Six months from now, Trump’s candidacy will probably be a small side story in any account of the 2016 election. The trouble is that by being in the race, Mr. Trump cheapens the process by encouraging emotional reactions rather than thoughtful reflection. If he cares about his country, […]

  • Everything Old is New Again

    I’ve been going through the Class Previews for the coming Legion upgrade/expansion. In general, I’m pleased with direction things seem to be going. I’ve always thought that there should be more to picking a class than just the abilities you get and the usefulness of those abilities in leveling and raids. The concept of strengthening class […]

  • Run, Donald, Run … Away

    Donald Trump is running for President! Whoopee! Mr. Trump reminds me of that embarrassing relative everyone wishes  would just keep quiet until Thanksgiving dinner is over and he can go home. Most of the time he talks without stopping to think, and when he does stop to think, he’s mostly wrong. With Trump, it’s all […]