Restoring Original NES

While visiting home these past holidays, I managed to excavate my original Nintendo and Super Nintendo. To my great surprise, they appeared to be in excellent condition despite the clear aging and discoloration. Nevertheless, I smuggled them home from Grandma and Papa, and began my restoration, starting with the NES. Read more…

The Ceramic Cup

I heard a story about a former Under Secretary of Defense who gave a speech at a large conference. He took his place on the stage and began talking, sharing his prepared remarks with the audience. He paused to take a sip of coffee from the Styrofoam cup he’d brought on stage with him. He took another sip, looked down at the cup and smiled.