Month June 2006


I was in Chicago Monday and Tuesday this week. I stayed at the Intercontinental on Michigan Ave. The conference was just around the block at the Gleacher Center which is part of the University of Chicago. For this part of…


How can you be disappointed in a tap-in birdie?

World Cup

I am at a loss to predict which team will win; none come to mind. I do note that the home-town team, Hertha BSC, is represented by Arne Friedrich on one of the teams playing for the cup.


The lobby of the building hosting my club is configured in such a manner that the elevator doors are within about 5 meters of the front doors. The challenge this presents is that if I do the polite thing and…

Linda’s New Car

We have been happy with the Passat. As Linda’s car passes through its 10th year we felt it was time to replace it. We have gone with a Rabbit. Surprisingly, it has many of the same features as the Passat,…