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Comment on: Released e-mails help humanize Hillary Clinton
Posted 07/02/2015 07:27:58 EDT
Love the caption on the attached picture. Those military planes must be really special. Are those double-hung windows from Marvin or Anderson?
Comment on: When should you take the car keys from an aging parent?
Posted 06/22/2015 07:29:28 EDT
I'm hoping the self-driving car (Google car or like) will be ready when my time comes. That will solve this very difficult problem.
Comment on: Where?s my self-driving car? Where?s my self-driving car?
Posted 06/04/2015 08:18:23 EDT
Us oldies will recognize that they've stolen one of the iterations of the Digital Equipment Corporation logo. Meanwhile, I can't wait until I can sit back with a G&T and say, "Take me home."
Comment on: Filthy snow piles remain, even as temperatures climb
Posted 05/28/2015 08:48:01 EDT
I predicted this article in February. Just had expected it would appear in June instead of May :-)
Comment on: Why is cancer so prevalent in golden retrievers? Study aims to find out
Posted 05/07/2015 07:57:42 EDT
How about the flea and tick ointments that are in widespread use now? Does the increase in cancer coincide with their introduction?
Comment on: 20 years later, whatâs next for the Internet? 20 years later, whatâs next for the Internet?
Posted 04/30/2015 06:22:24 EDT
Another old timer memory, struggling for over a week to get 2 PDP-11's to talk to each other and transfer a small text file.We've come a long way in a short time.
Comment on: Bill Belichick?s 20 Best Patriots Draft Picks
Posted 04/29/2015 06:51:50 EDT
How is Gostkowski so far down on this list? What player, other than Brady, has had a bigger impact on winning games and scoring points during this time?
Comment on: Rajon Rondoâs days with Mavericks appear over
Posted 04/22/2015 06:35:50 EDT
Carlisle was one of Larry Bird's favorite teammates, despite a lower level of talent. It would be interesting to hear Larry's view of Mr. Rondo.
Comment on: The Catch-22 of Hiring Women to Fill Technical Roles - Jobs news - Boston.com
Posted 03/12/2015 06:53:35 EDT
Because as a hiring manager, one who had a good reputation of an equal workplace, when I posted a job, the applicants ran 9-to-1, male to female. When looking for specific technical talents or an outs more »
Comment on: NCAA suspends coach Jim Boeheim for Syracuse violations
Posted 03/06/2015 06:07:02 EST
Couldn't have happened to a "nicer" guy. I worked courtside at BC games for decades during the rise (and fall) of The Big East. He was always one of the most self-centered, cranky, nasty, coaches who more »
Comment on: A 43-Foot Yacht Blocked Traffic in Downtown Boston
Posted 02/11/2015 03:45:57 EST
Can't believe that the Globe doesn't know there is a major boat show in the city this coming week. more »
Comment on: The Lack Of Snow In January Might Be About To Change - Weather Wisdom - Boston.com
Posted 01/22/2015 09:02:04 EST
The funniest comments are the ones talking about last year. Most seem to have forgotten that last year was much the same. Where I live in central NH, the ground was bare for most of January, only 7" o more »
Comment on: Shorts in the winter? For some boys, itâs about looking cool
Posted 01/22/2015 07:30:53 EST
Our boys are now in their mid-twenties. They did the same thing. Nothing new here...move along. more »
Comment on: Dave Barryâs 2014 in review: Goodbye and good riddance
Posted 01/04/2015 06:37:06 EST
I've been a Dave Barry fan for decades (his colonoscopy column is a classic), and I've always loved his year in review columns. But this one didn't work. I lost interest half way through. more »
Comment on: Guns, Wine, Breasts, and Money: New Year, New Laws
Posted 01/01/2015 10:53:55 EST
Why do we need legislation to tell a doctor to do what any good doctor would do to being with? And of course now those good doctors will need to fill out more reams of paperwork on top of all they alr more »
Comment on: The Mountain Report: N.H. Lakes Region's Gunstock Mountian - The Ski Guru Blog - Boston.com
Posted 12/26/2014 09:10:44 EST
It does have great views and is convenient. But not a great mountain if you are looking for any challenge. It's comparable in difficulty and terrain to Wachusett more »
Comment on: Decision on pension payout will last a lifetime
Posted 12/21/2014 08:20:18 EST
I think he was talking about if he had left it in a pension. The pension payouts are usually only good for the owner and spouse/SO. Once they die, the pension stops, versus the IRA which can be inheri more »
Comment on: For those left behind, a digital lifeline
Posted 12/04/2014 07:49:10 EST
The digital password vaults are a good idea but of doubtful use in the real world. With websites (especially financial ones) requiring you to reset passwords on a regular basis, it's doubtful that man more »
Comment on: Nantucketâs Sankaty Head Caddie Camp grooms teens for success - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/21/2014 10:36:06 EDT
I spent 3 of the most formative summers of my life at a caddie camp. Lessons learned served me very well in life and in business. It's too bad there is only one left. more »
Comment on: At Dunkinâ Donuts, âCoffee Regularâ Has a Limit. And that Limit is New York State - Business news - Boston.com
Posted 06/30/2014 08:38:05 EDT
3 cream and 3 sugar, in one cup of coffee. And we wonder why folks are getting so obese? more »
Comment on: Boston College hockey wins third national championship in five years - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/15/2014 08:41:56 EDT
Rather sad that in a city and state that hosts many of the nations biggest colleges, that this story is still one of the lead headlines on the college sports coverage page. more »
Comment on: âI Still Havenât Found What Iâm Looking Forâ
Posted 05/15/2014 08:38:04 EDT
I will echo almost all the comments above. I am a lifelong Globe subscriber, now including the electronic version, and I've been a boston.com member since it's beginnings. As a techie, I am also usual more »
Comment on: Sam Adams Co-Founder Reveals Secret to Drinking All Day Without Getting Drunk
Posted 04/24/2014 07:59:28 EDT
And how does he explain the calories also not expanding the waistline? more »
Comment on: Conservation groups fear SJC case could have major consequences for tax-exempt land - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/06/2014 10:21:48 EST
Study after study has proven that the best way to keep spending and taxes lower, over time, is to prevent development of land. Undeveloped land doesn't place demands on services, doesn't send kids to more »
Comment on: Bye bye, bile? Websites try to nix nasty comments - Technology - Boston.com
Posted 12/26/2013 01:23:14 EST
Insert nasty, profane, bigotted comment here. ;-)
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