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The Avengers

The Avengers movie – Best Superhero Movie?

Look, maybe I’m biased.  The Avengers movie by Joss Whedon… well, Captain America has always been my favorite hero, with Iron Man not terribly far behind.  But the original movie (I haven’t actually seen Ultron yet) is to me about the perfect superhero movie.  I mean, we start with a disparate group of somewhat feuding...

Almost a year later…

Sigh, blogging can suck.  It really doesn’t, it’s just that I have to remind myself that I have to DO it now and then.  It’s been almost a year since my last post.  Why would anyone bother to visit a site updated so rarely? So, my new (new) resolution – to post on here at...

iPad Games

iPad Games

I admit it – I love games.  Games games games. They were part of the draw of computers in the first place, long long ago.  I wasn’t a healthy teen and wasn’t able to do the sports thing and such, so video games (and pool and bowling and D&D) were what I did.  That has...

TRS-80 Model I

Crazy Days – Learning and Doing in the Computer Age

Okay, ‘computer age’ is probably dated at this point – everything is a computer, so how can it be otherwise?  Still, I grew up as computers did.  From the TRS-80 and VIC-20 (and Commodore 64) of my high school days to Xeon processors, OS X, iPhones and tablets and Android and smart watches and more,...