For some time, especially during the earlier part of this decade (201x), there was a lot of pressure put on schools and children’s sports groups to have an “Everyone is a winner” policy. A good example of this is a flag football group that my son belonged to. While they did not come right … Read more Everyone is NOT a winner
This is a story without a happy ending, having to do with a large company with no customer service, and it started in March of 2009. It is about a company that seems to have grown so large and become so successful, that it can no longer afford to put people in place to help … Read more How I was banned from Google AdSense…
I like Wikipedia. I really do. There is something kind of neat about an encyclopedia that the “People” have some control over and can edit. You might call it a “Leuteenzyklopädie” of sorts, if you will. This is a tool in which people from all over the world can create, edit or dispute articles and … Read more Don’t Wiki me!
I just listened to Mr. Obama’s statement regarding the attempted terror attack. Funny… without digging up the recording from George Bush and going strictly from memory, does his goal not sound similar to both George Bush’s and Bill Clinton’s resolve to flush out and hunt down the people who perpetrated both the 1993 WTC terror … Read more Mr. Obama’s statement regarding the Christmas day Terrorism Attempt
What do you stand up for?Â What ideals or principles do you feel so strongly about that you will stand up for them no matter what? Are you willing to sacrifice your career or reputation in the defense of your beliefs, as long as doing so does not cause or create physical harm to others … Read more Standing up…
Did you ever notice that vacation, in many cases, is more trouble than it is worth? Sure… you are away from work, having a good time and enjoying life.Â Times are good, life is good… maybe you might even find yourself in some island hide-away or on some isolated beach somewhere.Â Drinking a frosty adult … Read more Returning from Vacation
So… a couple weeks ago Battlestar Galactica ended. I really liked this show, a lot.Â But like Babylon 5, years before, the writers were smart, and instead of creating an open ended storyline that would keep going until it was little more than an excuse to keep a franchise running (… can anyone say “Enterprise”?), … Read more Battlestar Galactica – The End… Maybe
So… after almost twenty years with AT&T, feeding the giant, so to say, the wife and I have decided to move our phone line to Vonage. I am sure that this evokes images of the silly commercials and the famed “Woo Hoo” song by the “5,6,7,8’s” who sang the song in the first installment of … Read more Making the move to Vonage…
The other day a co-worker found out that I listen to Sean Hannity during the day while I am at work.Â His first response was;Â “You’re listening to Hannity all the time now, so now you’re not even going to pretend you’re an Independent anymore?” First off, this is not the first time someone has … Read more What is Conservative? What is Liberal? What does it matter?
I see the commercials all the time, they permeate late night television preceded by that warning that the following commercial contains adult situations.Â You are then presented by about a minute of women in various states of nudity.Â All blocked out in the appropriate areas but the censor panels. Trust me… I am a normal … Read more What happens after “Girls Gone Wild”?