Show and Tell #3: International Pen Pals

Back in the early 80s I learned about a pen pal program where you could write to kids in other countries and they would write you back – what a concept. There was a company that, for a small charge, would connect you with children in countries that you were interested...

Crazy Canadian Dime

So I was looking at the change in my pocket the other day when I came across this weird looking coin. I caught the back of the coin first or I may not have even noticed. It was a dime, but a Canadian dime. The back side of the coin bugged me for two reasons: (1) I...

Michigan Legislature Bills RSS Feed

This is an interesting find (if you are in Michigan and interested in what goes on in the Legislature). I was trying to get to actual source material on the budget issues going on in Lansing right now, when I came across this feed....

Show and Tell #2 – Community College Computer Course

Yes, it can be said that I learned to program at the community college – at least my first computer classroom experience that is. It was one of those enrichment-style classes that colleges at the time were offering to help make the most of their expensive computer...

Show and Tell #1: Life’s Experiments (1981)

So I have been slowly moving back into my house since we decided not to move – we basically “moved out” when we painted, carpeted, and boxed up everything that made our house look “cluttered” and put it in a storage unit.  In moving...
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