Roadkill on the Information Superhighway.

I miss dos, I seriously do.

I miss the autoexec.bat, config.sys to load the drivers for cd roms and sound cards

Bluewave offline Blue wave packet reader
Qwk Reader and all around best piece of off
line reader of all time.

Why you ask


As you can see,  my time on the DOS side of the web was not short,

So lets start with the list of possible siglines I can use with this?

Hmm which one to chose to make the sarcasm a bit more pointed?

OS/2 vs. Windows is a no-Win situation. or
or How do you make Windows faster?  Throw it harder!
or Bang on the LEFT side of your computer to restart Windows...
or OS/2 - Half an operating system?

In an OS discussion group.

"Amazing God would waste skin on trash like that..." -- Crow
"And I say I'm dead and I move." -- The Crow
"And the shadows... my God, the shadows..." -- The Crow
"Mama say stupid is as stupid does." Forrest Gump
"Jenny and me was like peas and carrots." Forrest G…






My last birthday, I went skiing. This is how I always spend my birthday.
However this time I went back to one of my favorite places in the 'Dax

Hickory Ski Center

For a place that's been around since 1946!; it remains a little known area outside of Warrensburg NY

They re-opened 2009-2010 after having a hiatus of a few years.

First things first, there are no chair lifts at this mountain. This fact may turn away most skiers.


Don't let the this scare you off.
POMA is one of the faster lifts.

The only drawback that I found was for every down there is an up.

You ski the mountain both ways.

Secondly, in the era of global warming, It's natural snow only...
So you get what you get.

Ski Report 2-17-2014

My wife and I got up there around noon, I don't normally ski longer than four hours since I have had broken my right leg back in 1991 at Mt Baldy (long story there)

She found the place delightful and rustic. I had plans to go with a friend, but he could no…

From the ashes, rise.

Yes, it's me. After a long hiatus, I decided to dust off my blog and let you know what's happening in my part of the world.

I have knit some, Kali, the cat in my lap from the last post, has left us and left a hole in my heart.

One of the most amazing things happened, We,my wife Harriet and I, bought a house,

You have to understand that this was one of the most stressful, happy, agonizing four months of my life.

We found it by accident. We were not looking for it. It happened.

We were out driving one day along Rosendale/River Road in Niskyuna. 
One of the great houses that have been renovated/restored went on the market. Take a minute pull up google maps and query this address:2947 Rosendale Road, Schenectady, United States. Now do a "street view"

Oh here it is...


Oops a little out of the price range.

So, Harriet had Zillow on her Iphone, zoomed out to the wider area of Albany and found something... listed for $127,500 (let that sink in for a minute)


Don't know how it feels; to be thick as a brick

My gods, it's been a full year since the last posting and
I have no idea why I still keep this active.
Let's just say that I need to toss out some at length writing
to remind me that I still occasionally write.

This year's tree... 2011

Earlier this evening, found an almost dead
cat on the road. Of course I had to stop
take her off the street.

Another victim of the road...
she rests near my outdoor altar.

That's not how the day should have gone.
but it's almost a wistful wheeze ending of the year,
less than a whimper, a petering-out.

It's been a roller coaster, a year long slog through
the dark side of my soul.

Now, at the ending, I rejoice that

Morgan LeChat
The Empress of the Known Universe,
Queen of the depths beyond ,
and Protector of the Outer-Realm

Herself when she was feasting on lizards
at her winter home in Florida (98-2000)

Is now up to her all time high weight
since she got sick over the summer.

Weighed 6 LBS 3 Oz 8/27/2011
Weighed 8 LBS 13 OZ 12/25/2011

I have successfully kn…