Dad’s Duty Dept. For some reason my new daughter doesn’t like to go right back to the crib after her nightly feeding. This necessitates her dad rocking her for several minutes until she is into a deep sleep before depositing her for the rest of the night. What to do when dad is pooped? He… Continue reading
For the record: my second child born today (and second daughter): Seven pounds, three ounces. Her older sister, a two-year-old, saw her just seconds after birth (we were peeking through the curtain) and said “She’s a mess! She needs a bath!”
What’s Apple up to? Dennis Sellers has some thoughts: “Although the music store and iPods may be a way to entice more people to the Mac platform, there may be an even more important piece in the puzzle… Analyst Charles Wolf of Needham & Co. estimates that once Apple has the Windows version of iTunes… Continue reading
5th Wave Dept. One of the other convenient features of a 19-inch Dell Trinitron monitor—drying off your socks after you’ve been caught in a torrential downpour.
One of the unexpected pleasures of being an author is occasionally finding out that what you write actually inspires people. Just last week I received a copy of British film star Christopher Lee’s new DVD, The Making of a Legend (the first volume of a planned series of DVDS) recounting the veteran film actor’s experiences… Continue reading