The other day, I asked Christina what time it was. “Time for you to get a watch, sucka!” My previous watch was a 1977 stainless steel Seiko “Pan Am…
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The other night, Christina and I drove to Culver City to see some friends. On the way, we stopped at a place called Samosa House to pick up dinner. As…
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An electrician gives me apocalypse vibes
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The day after we returned from Cleveland, I went to Trader Joe’s to replenish our supplies. “Any plans today?” the cashier asked. “Nah, I’m beat. We got…
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Hello, Cleveland! If Google is accurate, Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “it’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” The thing is, Ralph Waldo Emerson…
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While I was away on vacation, Situation Normal hit 1,000 subscribers. Actually, let me rephrase that. After nearly two years of hard work, I…
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Tomorrow is my birthday. I turn 45. I’m feeling good about turning 45, better than I felt about turning 44, anyway. I was going to write a post about…
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Quick programming note By the time you read this, I’ll be in Cleveland! I’ll have a very short & sweet post on Wednesday, but there won’t be a Sunday…
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If the Canadian rock band Loverboy is to believed, everybody is working for the weekend. Everybody, except those people who work on the weekend, of…
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They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but if you ask Google what time McDonald’s stops serving breakfast, you’re unlikely to get a…
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I haven’t received any job offers for the other Michael Estrin recently, but that doesn’t mean my doppelgängers aren’t out there. Folks, my…
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Reading Nixonland stirs up some family memories, like the time I was a PA on Richard Nixon's funeral
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