On this day in 1879 Albert Einstein was born. A nice Jewish fellow who was good in Math, yet who was not particularly endearing to those who were his teachers when he was a little one. I can relate. I, too, was born on March 14th, some 73 years later.
Something tells me there will be lawsuits as a result of McDonald's offering WIFI access in some of their stores (or should I say, er, restaurants, or outlets for prepackaged fast foodstuffs?).
In the on-line CNN coverage, it says visitors to McDonald's will receive up to one hour of WIFI access.
SHRUBBY vs. JFK
Or should that sub-head be Saddam compared to Fidel?
In my professional life (hmm: as opposed to my non-professional life? That sounds very weird, actually.) ñ make that my business lifeó I review numerous forums, message boards, and information sharing sites.
In some cases, ìthread driftî moves the discussion from matters of business to current events. Then it moves to politics, and of course it then boils down to name calling and arguments.
FROM 2-28 to OH THREE OH THREE TO MARCH FOURTH
My wonderful daughter, first born child, she of the ever-improving grade point average (I am so proud of her!) had a birthday last Friday. Yes, she somehow managed to turn 18. 18! My little girl, now 18 years old. Yikes!
WHAT? ME? A REACTIONARY?
Yes, it happened. One of those epiphany sort of moments. The kind of personal eye-opening, view-of-oneself sort of moments that people wax about in the endpaper fin de siecle in the New York Times Sunday Magazine. Except, in this case, I am more concerned and confused than brimming with glorious obnoxious insight and self-awe.
Hereís the scoop: a few weeks back the cover story/lead article in a Sunday Times Magazine was about when The Father of The House is in The Big House, or something to that effect. Fathers in prison.