It started innocently enough: for a few days running I was waking up with a slight pain in my lower back. It would dissipate as I was getting ready for work, and I would think “I really need to get to a Yoga class, or something.” And then off to work I’d go.
But Thursday it didn’t dissipate. In fact, it got so intense I started gagging with the dry heaves.
OK, couldn’t go to work. I know: I’ll work from home.
My friend Hugh was recently let go from his job supporting IBM Java, WebSphere and DB2 technology. He’s looking at this as an opportunity to reorient his career, and turned to me to help him get familiar with the latest social media trends. It occurred to me that others may be interested in heading in that direction; so here’s what I told him. Continue reading
I was on my way to work, on a fine Tuesday morning. Heading South on Dufferin, at Davenport, I had the green. A white Volvo was headed North, but suddenly, without signaling or giving me my right of way, turned West, crossing into my lane. I swerved trying to avoid it, but no go. It plowed into my front left. Both air bags deployed. Continue reading
Wherein our hero, seemingly on an R. Buckminster Fuller jag, sheds more than his vestments; and shares the secrets of his weight loss with his audience. (That’s right, you and the other guy.) Continue reading