The Best Human Being I Have Ever Known

Eight years ago this month, my grandmother passed away. She was the backbone of my family and an amazing, unapologetic, loving, straight-forward, maddeningly sharp-tongued, soft-hearted, funny, perceptive, hard-working, smart, self-assured, no-nonsense, contradiction of a woman. She was the strongest person I've ever known. Lots of people think their grandmother was the best, but mine really … Continue reading The Best Human Being I Have Ever Known

RIP #hitchBOT

A social experiment that would probably make Skynet nod sagely has just come to an abrupt end. Researchers had created a friendly, helpless robot that managed to hitchhike its way safely across parts of Europe and Canada. Unfortunately, it was destroyed by unknown assailants once it tried to continue the experiment in the US.  The creators … Continue reading RIP #hitchBOT