Monthly Archives: November 2012

Crime in suburbia

From The Landmark (subscription required):[Editor’s note: there were 16 suspicious items this week.] Holden Thursday — November 15 2:24 p.m. Request for officer at high school, unknown issue, Main St.3:25 p.m. Assist person locked out of vehicle, Main St.5:14 p.m. Person ticketed for parking in handicapped space unhappy. Claims not to have been in handicapped […]

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Walking as a health hazard

I had my annual physical. Nothing much to report. I’m in pretty good shape for the shape I’m in. We live about a quarter-mile from the doctor’s office, a nice walk on a cool morning. On the way, a neighbor drives past quickly. She’s talking on the phone and ┬ádrinking a cup of coffee. She […]

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When you need a disk drive on a Saturday …

One of the family desktop computers developed a problem. The disk drive was failing. After tinkering with various disk repair utilities, I determined that we needed to replace the drive. We were coming in to the Thanksgiving holiday week, with only two days of school, so I didn’t hurry to order one online. I figured […]

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