"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk."

— Thomas Edison

Last Day of the Year

Last Day of the Year

It's been a long year. A very long year! So much has happened. So much has changed. And yet so many things never got done. So many many things still on my ever-growing to-do and want-to-do and am-definitely-going-to-do lists. But I think I'm finally getting a better focus. I've had…

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A Letter to My Father

A Letter to My Father

Dear father, it's a few days now since you passed. I'm back in the States and have had a bit of time to think about not just this last week, but also about the last 45 years or so. It was 6:37am last Thursday. I was sitting on the…

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Starting Over .. Again

Starting Over .. Again

This is now the umpteenth time I'm (re-)starting my blog. And, as with all the other attempts, there are two driving factors: urge to write more, and temptation of using a new platform. Now, I like to write in general and the topics can vary widely. This in turn…

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