Old Cars

It’s not that I’m worried or anything, or keep thinking about this stuff even though I deliberately changed my habits… Joy to Robbie: I think I asked you this before but I don’t remember. What is it exactly that they made electronic in car engines that would be affected by an EMP? I had a […]

Economy of scale

Joy wrote: The BusinessWeek article “Yuan poised to become Reserve Currency, Goldman’s O’Neill Says” shows we have to watch out for China. It has the power to do whatever it wants. Robert Reynolds wrote: Laura and I talk about this problem frequently.  There just isn’t anything left for people to do in this country, except […]

Swingset Chain

Gotta love those lyrics… Swingset Chain by Loquat There’s a playground that we used to run on The penny-drop that broke her arm The monkey bars that you fell from The swingset chain that stuck with my tongue It’s thirty below and we’re far gone If you plant yourself here I wouldn’t miss you for […]

Uxmal Revisited

We had a good day back out at Uxmal, a ruin full of stone carvings. Many things I had missed before made it well worth the trouble plus Joy had not been there. Many structures there, seemed to be living spaces. Some rooms I would stick my camera in (dark) and shoot. I could hear […]