It’s a Wonderful Life

We went to see the theatrical version of “It’s a Wonderful Life” yesterday at the La Comedia Dinner Theatre.   For those of you not aware, It’s a Wonderful Life was originally a 1946 movie that starred Jimmy Stewart.  The general theme of the story

Vacation in Puerto Rico

We just returned from a five-day family vacation in Puerto Rico.  We stayed at the beautiful El Conquistador Resort on the Eastern part of the island (about 45 minutes from San Juan).  The resort is built on the side of

Schindler Part 2: Leica

Here is an unknown story that will be of interest to you…  Hat tip to Kon Berkovich. The Leica is the pioneer 35mm camera. While it wasn’t the very first still camera to use 35mm movie film, it was the

More Chanukah Icons

Bob read my posting on Chanukah and we were having a discussion about the significance of the dreidel — the four-sided spinning top that is so often associated with Chanukah. The dreidel has four Hebrew letters – Nun, Gimmel, Hay, Shin (letters

Conference on Iranian Intelligence

Since the Iranians have regular “conferences” that deny the Holocaust ever occurred, I am planning a conference to explore if there has ever been an Iranian with any worthwhile contributions to mankind.  Many of my colleagues claim that they have

Episcopalians Don’t Like Catholics

I will be the first to admit that I am no expert at understanding the various “branches” of Christianity.   I drive around the neighborhoods in Ohio and I see churches of every denomination: Methodists, Baptists, Catholics, Seventh Day Adventists, Jehovah’s

Top 20 Software Programmer Explanations

The explanations that Software Programmers provided to Testers and users when their software didn’t work as planned: 20. “That’s weird…” 19. “It’s never done that before.” 18. “It worked yesterday.” 17. “How is that possible?” 16. “It must be a hardware