Monthly Archives: September 2005

When Time Is Not On Your Side

Back when we were fresh out of college, my friend Tom told me his theory about picking up women: The better looking you are, the more time you have to make a good impression on a stranger. If you’re average looking, Tom concluded, you have about two minutes. A little better than average, a little more time. A little worse than average, a little less time. In my case unfortunately, this worked out to negative time, which essentially meant that […] Click to read more…

 

Information And Promotion: Happy Together

Two years ago, at the conclusion of my son Jonathan’s last year of preschool, we inherited the school’s pet Box Turtle. We weren’t in the market for a turtle mind you, but the school had been told in no uncertain terms by the state of Massachusetts that the creature had to go. Apparently, and on what I can only imagine was one hell of a slow day on the floor of the Senate, the state had determined that turtles are […] Click to read more…