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A Very Samsung Summer

September 3, 2011

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It’s been a Samsung kind of month here at the castle. First it was the Galaxy Tab. Then we added a Samsung refrigerator. Finally, we ended up buying a second Samsung TV. Why did we need another TV? Well, our second daughter has started a job in Chanute, Kansas as an assistant basketball coach. She […]

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Pirates and Sirens and Children – Oh My!

May 14, 2011

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Last week’s episode of “Doctor Who” was a fun little romp. It featured a few very cool hat tips to one of my favorite themes: pirates.  The Doctor, Amy, Rory and the Tardis land on a pirate vessel that has been “becalmed” and is beset by a vengeful siren. So this episode is a classic […]

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Only British TV Could Do This

May 14, 2011

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Television programming in the US can be very innovative.  But sometimes, domestic issues can only be discussed in foreign media.  And so Steven Moffat (a writer for “Doctor Who”) chose to include President Richard M. Nixon in two episodes of the series.  When I watched these episodes, I marveled at the fun (and the respect) […]

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