Monthly Archives: November 2019

Video Echo, or Some Clips Never Die

So, um, when you made “Don’t Touch That Dial,” did you ever dream it would be an opening act for a feature film about Mr. Rogers? Because it was. It started as a video experiment, an idea inspired by the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dad

Today would have been Dad’s 95th birthday. Given his lifelong habit of smoking, that was never gonna happen. He’s been gone almost 25 years. I shared a short set of “memory snapshots” of my dad a few years back. In … Continue reading

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Granddad Talks Car Fever, 1916-1960

Imagine a time before automobiles commanded every aspect of our culture and you begin to understand the world my grandfather, G.M.C. Massey, grew up in. His memoirs detail days-long journeys by wagon to see relatives, or even just to go … Continue reading

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Happy Adoption Day, Stella!

Yesterday marked exactly one year since we brought our little fuzzball of a puppy, Stella, home from the animal shelter, not fully aware of the beast we’d just tied our lives to. She was just 2 months old, wiggly and … Continue reading

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My Other Grandfather, Clarence Buller

I’ve posted quite a few entries on this blog about my grandfather, G.M.C. Massey, my mother’s father. He left reams of paper containing typewritten memoirs of his life, and I mine those manuscripts regularly to share historical tidbits here. I … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “You Work for Me, Mr. President”

Will T. Massey is noted for his highly personal lyrics that probe feelings, thoughts, memories, and desires. Still, in 2008, he released an album offering a full plate of political songs, Wayward Lady, U.S.A. Just as he had always worn … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Atop the APEX

Hey, I won! Yes, at Wednesday night’s APEX Awards, I received the Talent Champion of the Year Award from the Colorado Technology Association. Though I knew I was one of three finalists, I certainly did not expect to win. There … Continue reading

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“And the Winner is…” — 2019 APEX Awards

I am a finalist for the Talent Champion of the Year APEX Award from the Colorado Technology Association. As such, I will be attending their awards ceremony in Denver this evening. The Colorado Technology Association (CTA), now celebrating its 25th … Continue reading

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Follow-up on Facial Recognition

Recently, I posted a set of links about facial recognition technology (FRT) and the controversies engendered as it sees wider use in more places. No sooner had I posted that list of links than I saw several related more articles, … Continue reading

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Día de Los Muertos — Happy, Joyous Days

Today marks Día de Los Muertos, the traditional Mesoamerican “Day of the Dead.” For those unfamiliar with the cultural background and symbology, it may seem a macabre celebration of death, complete with skeleton costumes and make-up as well as sugar … Continue reading

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