This Side of Fifty
A Monthly Letter of Musings & Meanderings
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Killing Sprees: More Questions than Answers
Memorial flowers for the victims in El Paso This past weekend, August 3rdin El Paso and August 4thin Dayton, were the 16thand 17thm...
Friday, August 9, 2019
I saw a post today on Facebook that I shared. It was of Aram Tigran singing one of his more popular songs: Ay Dilbere . It was pos...
Friday, August 2, 2019
Baron Krikor Pidedjian (1935 - 2019)
I learned today that an old friend and revered elder, Krikor Pidedjian, passed away on July 30. I first met Krikor in 1967. H...
Saturday, July 27, 2019
1969 was an eventful year… at least to me. It was fifty years ago and I was sixteen years old. I was comi...
Sunday, July 14, 2019
There was an article in the Wall Street Journal on Friday, June 28th: Apple Shares Fall as Design Chief Jony Ive Plans Exit . From t...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
modernconceptssalon.com Note: I wanted to title this piece Shampoo n but I could not make the exponent work in the title window on b...
Saturday, July 6, 2019
Pinterest Lee Iacocca passed away on July 2. He was 94 years old. His passing caught me by surprise since I had not seen him ment...
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Happy 40th to the Walkman!
The Original I was writing a bloggy bit about Apple in which I was wondering if they had lost their competitive edge in being ab...
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Planned Obsolescence? Really?
https://www.earthlaws.org.au/psa/ Owning a house involves maintaining the house. With the turn of the century, it seems things ne...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
June 25, 2019
It is my birthday. We really celebrated it on the 23rd. We were in Washington DC for the christening of our youngest grandchild. W...
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