I've joked in the past that I don't run a camera on my motorcycle for me, I run it for my estate. It's a bit of black humor, but you never know. . . This morning I dropped Mrs. Mack505 at the airport. On the way home I decided to swing through my old EMS… Continue reading This is why I have a dash cam
Six years ago today I tweeted this: Back then I felt that the Facebook app was a privacy intrusion that I could not tolerate. It was chewing through battery life on my phone even when I wasn't using it. Data usage stats showed that it was up to something all the time. I didn't trust… Continue reading Pulling the plug
October 1, 2021: I spotted this baby on the street the other day: It’s the first one I’ve seen in a long time and the best preserved one I’ve ever encountered. I don’t know how many were made, but they were never common.. It reminded me of this gem from my past: My Dakota was… Continue reading Weekend Musings
The mountains call and I must go I have no destination Whose hills these are I surely know I’ve paid the entry fee It’s not about the peaks for me Though they have their attraction Fresh air Cool breeze And waterfalls Away from civilization No traffic and no cellphone Just me and my two feet… Continue reading Zealand
I created today, but it's not what you'd expect. I created a page here, a Google map layer, and a form to solicit data for it. The 4th was a wash this year, almost literally. Family outdoor plans were scuttled due to temps in the 50s and rain. (It was in the mid 90s on… Continue reading nothing creative. . .
It has been a long hot day. We’re in the third day of an official heat wave; it topped 100F in Boston for the first time since 1940-something. We brought Steven back from the Medical Examiner’s Office today. All of our available crews stood vigil for the motorcade while neighboring FD’s covered for us. He… Continue reading Long, hot day
https://www.youtube.com/embed/dMHhiMxGLU0 Another day in this carnival of soulsAnother night settles in, as quickly as it goesThe memories are shadows, ink on the pageAnd I can't seem to find my way home His wife says he complained of a headache and went to lie down 40 minutes ago. She can’t wake him, and neither can we.… Continue reading Far From Home