Service with a bit of Baggage

A big boot in front of a store

After so many years of working for Apple and particularly after the last two years when I was working with the Apple Retail stores, I’ve become a service snob. I’m quick to judge, easy to annoy, and hard to impress. … Read the rest of this entry

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trees well let for the holidays

Describing Morton¬†Arboretum’s Illumination as a light display is like calling the Mall on Washington a backyard lawn. It just doesn’t compare and doesn’t do it justice. Illumination is a pleasant, nighttime walk through a mile of artistic themes cast with … Read the rest of this entry

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No slapping – or – How I passed the Maintenance of Wakefulness Test for Apnea

a pilots logbook and mask to treat apnea

(updated) Recently the FAA proposed a new rule making that would require pilots with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 and a neck size larger than 17 to be screened for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) before being considered for … Read the rest of this entry

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Family Scotch, Rye, Bourbon, Whiskey & Seasonal Liqueur Tasting

a dozen bottles of liquor

Not long ago, Katie and I went to a bourbon tasting at Adelle’s and we had a really good time. Interestingly enough, some of our family had some really specific questions about what we tasted, so I decided we should … Read the rest of this entry

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Whiskey Tasting in Wheaton

Michter's Rye Whiskey

October was a long month for Katie and I as we both had some business travel that kept one or the other of us away for most of the month. Katie and I decided to make up for this by … Read the rest of this entry

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