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Life in Milliseconds

My recent trip to Japan left several lasting and indelible impressions on me. One of them was made on my first day.    

The first stop on day one of my trip was a tour of the Mazda headquarters in Hiroshima. My interest in Mazda was fueled, to some extent, by the fact that I had once flirted with the idea of purchasing a Miata. It was the 1990s. In the end, my choice was ...

Are You Ready for the Age of Anti-Aging?

If you think about it, we really don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the process of aging.

What is there to think about? Apart from maintaining common-sense diets and regular exercise, not to mention a nip here and a tuck there, there’s not all that much we can do about aging. We wait for it to happen, and on occasion stop to marvel at how well our younger selves are ...

Don't Let ‘Porch Pirates’ Ruin Your Holidays

December 6, 2018

Though many refer to the holidays as the Season of Giving, law enforcement officials also know it as the Season of Stealing.

Especially around this time of year, remorseless criminals will prey on your goodwill and naiveté to bolster their collection of ill-gotten gains. With many people now using Amazon to complete their holiday shopping, business has never been better for these ...

A Theorem of Clock/Scale Collusion

My scale and my alarm clock are in cahoots.

It started when both our old scale and clock suddenly died. They’d had good, long battery-driven lives, but finally gave up the ghost and went to that great appliance resting place in the sky. They had been analog, and we thought maybe the time had come to catch up with the times and get a digital alarm clock and scale. We took this decision ...

Yorktown Rotary Club Donates to Landmarks Commission

December 6, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, Yorktown’s Rotary Club presented Landmarks Preservation Commission Chair Lynn Briggs with a check to further the group’s continuing efforts to understand and promote the town’s rich architectural legacy. The gift was presented by Rotary President Diana Quast at the organization’s weekly meeting at Yorktown Pizza and Pasta. Town Supervisor Ilan ...