This month’s Netflix* viewings were heroic and nostalgic.  I introduced my children to one of my favorite TV shows when I was their age:  “The Incredible Hulk” — the one with Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno. They liked it.  Sure, the special effects are a bit dated (read:  hokey) now, but seeing a bulky green man throw a bear across a river was pure television gold.  My son especially loved it. Seeking a heroine instead, the girls started watching “Supergirl.” I watched a few episodes with them on…






A couple of weekends ago, I gathered with several friends from high school for a weekend of kayaking on the Hiwassee River like we did last year before we all turned 40.  While riding back with my friend Jim Bob (who’s my most car-knowledgeable friend…I tell people he’s “pooped while reading Car & Driver since puberty,” which is the absolute truth), we discussed the fact that our family vehicle is 10 years old, has no a/c, and was recently rear-ended on Roswell Road.  I said maybe I should…