Archive for June, 2008

June 5th, 2008 by alephnaught

I’m glad the NY Times is picking up on this stuff

First, I’ve seen some articles about the political issue I brought up a few days ago. And, I’m heartened to see the article in the NY Times today (“Many Blacks Find Joy In Unexpected Breakthrough”) that described how blacks in this country are feeling more optimistic than ever thanks in part to the expected nomination […]

June 4th, 2008 by alephnaught

Trip to Renton, WA

I made my first business trip to the home office of Its located in Renton, WA, which is about 10 to 15 minutes outside Seattle. I enjoyed the trip. Alaska Air is a nice airline, the planes are pretty clean and reasonably new and the flight crews were pleasant (not quite Southwest-jovial but I […]

June 2nd, 2008 by alephnaught

By The Book (Star Trek: Enterprise)

Title: By The Book (Star Trek: Enterprise) Mass Market Paperback: 252 pages Publisher: Star Trek (January 1, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0743448715 ISBN-13: 978-0743448710 I liked this book a lot – I read about 2/3 of it on a 2 1/2 hour flight from Burbank to Seattle. There are two stories going on – one […]

June 1st, 2008 by alephnaught

I can’t help it – one entry on politics

So the Democratic Party has decided, perhaps, what to do about the Florida and Michigan delegates. There’s one thing that’s being played down that bares repeating: Both candidates agreed not to campaign in both states and that both delegations would not be seated at the convention. That is, I guess, until one of them needed […]