Archive / November, 2014

Physical Tyranny


TDAY – As in Physical Therapy, which the benevolence of the Social Welfare State has permitted me, but only twice a week for four weeks. I’m early, complete the paperwork and become grumpy when Allison, my handler is 20 minutes late in starting. I cheer up once we hit the recumbent bike where I enjoyed […]

Friends of Ed

Photograph of the first keypunch manufactured by IBM in 1901.

It’s the final Final exam for Engineering, oddly enough taken in my high school.  Everyone taking the test is in the Brockway cafeteria; I have chosen a small table and chair just outside the cafeteria in the hallway.  At first, all is well.  I’ve the test booklet and the answer sheet on which to record […]