Archive for 2017/10

Hamilton In L.A.

How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore And a Scotsman dropped in the middle of a forgotten Spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished, in squalor Grow up to be a hero and a scholar? It might have been “We Will Rock You.” Or “Rolling In The Deep.” Or any hit of today. […]

Sonos One

This is incredible. My problem is I have too many Echos and too small a house. I set up the Sonos One but it was getting confused with the Echo nearby. So I decided to do some surgery and screwed it up completely. Then Thomas Meyer hooked me up with Sonos support and not only […]

The ‘Stros Win!!

And I’m not happy about it. Took forty years, but I’m finally a Dodgers fan. Because it’s not the Dodgers of old, holier-than-thou, all pitching and little hitting, self-satisfied even when they lost. Today’s team, and it is certainly a team, is a ragtag bunch of scrappers, a group of individuals who don’t look like […]

The World Series

It ain’t over til it’s over. That’s the defining characteristic of baseball. There’s no garbage time, no running out of the clock. Until the final out is made, the other team can always win. There was football when I grew up. I remember listening to the championship game in my mother’s Ford Falcon, where you […]