Monthly Archives: October 2007

Another Quake

I was sitting in the living room at a little before 2 a.m., listening to Sibelius Symphony No. 5 through headphones. I felt a quick, sharp vertical movement and thought I heard a bit of a bumping noise. Did I … Continue reading

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MLB.COM scam

So this really pissed me off today: If one were, for instance going to be without cable tv for the baseball playoffs because, for instance, one is in temporary housing thinking one will move to permanent housing any week and … Continue reading

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Go to work, daddy!

Friday afternoon, I’m home after a day – nay, a week – of work, Oliver comes in with my shoes, sets them down in front of me and says, “Papai…sapatos…trabalhar” (“Daddy…shoes…to work”)! Smart kid, but a stern taskmaster. He’s also … Continue reading

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