Category: Miscellaneous

50th Anniversary of Steve McQueen's "Bullitt"

50th Anniversary of “Bullitt”

Miscellaneous October 17, 2018

Today is the 50th anniversary of Bullittone of my favorites – a classic 1968 action film starring Steve McQueen, featuring what is considered to be the greatest car chase scene ever filmed! IMDb describes the movie as follows:

An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection.

Co-starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaugh, Don Gordon, Robert Duvall, Simon Oakland, Norman Fell and Georg Stanford Brown.

And, a 1968 390 V8 Ford Mustang GT Fastback!

Steve McQueen in Bullitt

New Year’s Resolution

Miscellaneous November 30, 2017

While waiting in line today at the grocery store, the notion that January is just around the corner crossed my mind. I questioned whether or not I would make a resolution for the coming year, and, if so, would I fully commit to following through on that decision?

It seems that, each year, many people experience disappointment in failing to uphold their stated goals. I, too, of course, have shared such moments, though hope that the coming year may be different.

After some thought, I came to a conclusion: starting in 2018, I resolve to give up lettuce.

Biking Ann Arbor To Dexter And Back

Miscellaneous, Photography October 18, 2017

Biking 26 miles yesterday between Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Dexter, then back again, I brought along my camera to capture some autumn photographs of the surrounding area…

Browse Faster And Safer With Brave

Browse Faster And Safer With Brave

Miscellaneous June 2, 2017

 

Browse Faster And Safer With BraveUp to a whopping 60% of page load time is caused by the underlying ad technology loading into place each time you hit a page on your favorite news site. And 20% of this is time spent on loading things that are trying to learn more about you. Brave blocks trackers and intrusive ads that can slow you down on the web, and has integrated HTTPS Everywhere for improved security.