We found these patents when Bette’s Dad died. He never told us, but had talked about working at Warwick back in the day. Pretty cool. Automatic Television Channel Selector (Dec 15, 1964) Hingedly Joined Television Cabinet (May 18, 1965) So Joe was the god of remote controls. All hail.
Karin from work and I attended a one-day course, Presenting Data and Information, by Edward Tufte at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. I had read some of his stuff a year or two earlier, tried to go to the Chicago course, and our crack clerical staff missed the deadline and it was full. So here we… Continue reading Course: Edward Tufte, Presenting Data and Information
Working late on a Sunday. Pandora comes up with Dave Matthews Band’s “Ants Marching” from “Under the Table and Dreaming”. Amidst the air drumming, a revelation: Just before we left for Sarah’s memorial service, we danced to that song. Sarah loved DMB. How fitting for Father’s Day. Back to work.
Bette and I left Woodstock to pickup Jeff and Susie in Huntley at 4, leaving plenty of time to get downtown. We thought. We got on I-90 and after zipping down to Elgin, it just stopped. We thought we might have time to stop in Oak Park for some Robinson’s Ribs, but it took us… Continue reading R.E.M. at United Center