SETI at Home

Shame on you Mr. Obama, bravo Mr. Putin

For more than eight years, I have cheered Mr. Obama because he has done some really great things – not just in the US but globally. But now, with one foot out the door, he has chosen to fall from grace. He could have gone out with an admirable legacy and would have been forever […]

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Changing times

My younger daughter thinks I come from a black & white world much like the majority of photographs from my youth. The photos and movies from that period are in monotone because, according to her simple logic, my world was actually black & white. She has no clue what films or negatives are and how […]

My affair with fountain pens

Fountain pens are a total joy to write with. I collect them, I use them and I am crazy about them. Had I the time I would do all my handwritten chores with fountain pens. Whatever the naysayers may scream, migrating to ball pens or rollers was a sure step back for the human race. […]

Writer’s Cafe

One excellent program for writers is Writer’s Cafe by Anthemion Software. This is a heavy-weight writing application brimming with more features than most people need in their usual writing work. Everything a fiction writer, irrespective of his competence, needs in order to produce his best work, is included in this application. The learning curve isn’t […]