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Dashcams

I’m about at the point of buying a dashcam for both my and the wife’s cars. Over the years we’ve both logged a lot of hours behind the wheel and it just seems to me that the ability to drive has seriously diminished lately. This isn’t necessarily a generational thing, though young people do stick …

Lent 2019

Despite not being Catholic, each year for the last several I have given something up for Lent. Sometimes more than one something lately. This year I plan to eclipse my previous attempts: in addition to going without alcohol or tobacco (the occasional cigar, as required of someone who writes noir-style hardboiled fiction), and giving up …