Google vs. Microsoft

Microsoft creates a mannequin and forces me to learn how to dress it. Google generally allows its systems to adapt to how we work. And too many people and businesses fell under Microsoft’s spell, being forced to make communication more complex and more...

Spring Rolls Hard to Roll

There is a skill to wrapping spring rolls with these wafer-thin rice-and-tapioca wrappers. And I don’t have it. My crumbled spring rolls resembled regurgitated food, with undigested vegetables. As instructed here, I soaked the brittle spring roll wrapper in...

Sequim, Washington, vs. The Elderly

The median age of Sequim is 59, says Wikipedia. For comparison, Seattle’s median age is 35. And many retirees are jeopardizing their lives and those of the community. Here’s how. A woman walked into an office. She had suffered an acute cerebrovascular...