Feeling nostalgic for the second time in a day

| August 27, 2012

I felt a bit behind the times today searching for some old files in OS9 … then realized just how far ahead of the times the Apple Macintosh computers were as I edited an image on Photoshop 5.5; it still ran flawlessly and with surprising speed. The first nostalgic moment mentioned above had to do with reconnecting […]

Sailing and watching tropical storm/hurricane Isaac

| August 27, 2012

  I spent part of Sunday afternoon checking on tropical storm Isaac and watching some sailing (America’s Cup Preliminary races in San Francisco Bay). The sailing racing associated with America’s Cup has certainly changed in recent years and I’m not sure I’m happy with giving up the 12-meter monohulls this past decade? As for Isaac, […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.