As always, the new year bring about thoughts of the past, plans for the future, dreams of what we hope to accomplish and worries of things that might, or might not, happen. This last decade was incredible and terrible. We had our first, and only, child. I lost many friends and gained very few to … Read more Another New year – 2020 Edition
Yeah, this is going to be a rant. Sort of like Peter Griffin’s “You know what grinds my gears” from the show, Family Guy. For the most part, I am pretty laid back these days. Not a lot gets to me or annoys me. It has taken me years to achieve this zen like … Read more Do you want to annoy The Samurai?
Et tu, Brute? This Article was originally published and then retracted for personal reasons. I have decided to republish it with the original timestamp. There is nothing more painful that betrayal, especially when it is by a person that you have accepted as a close friend. But this is something that recently happened to me. … Read more Betrayal
I have been trying to not post political articles, I really have. I have grown to really hate politics over the last few years. It is not because I do not enjoy the discussion of politics, but because there has been no “side” to take recently. I look that the people that call themselves candidates … Read more Is this the best money can buy?
It would be unfortunate and I would be inconsiderate if I were not to mention Mercy SouthWest in a positive light, though our birth experience. The overall experience of giving birth, for both Father and Mother alike, is an overwhelming ordeal. While the end result is the blessing of having a new life in your … Read more Thanks for the memories and experience…
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…
Have you ever been walking through a parking lot and happen to be looking in the windows of some of the cars parked there, and see a car with a woman’s purse sitting in the open. Sitting there for the whole world to see, just asking for someone to come along with ill intent and … Read more They just do not get it!
We are a funny lot, you know? I am not just pointing my finger at others, but I will include myself in this argument as well. Because at one time, in the past, I also felt that there was too much oil exploitation in the US, that we were destroying the land with our rigs … Read more The US Oil industry
I was watching a program on the History Channel the other day that talked about how, during World War II, we were able to construct the Alcan in eight months, versus the projected two years that the Army Corp of Engineers had originally planned for. So I started thinking; Could we accomplish this kind of … Read more Could we do it again?
When I was growing up, I was never led to believe that anything would just be handed to me. I never had any suspicion that I was “OWED” anything other than the support and love of my family. As I grew, I learned that while my family was there for me, I was no longer … Read more No promises… no guaranties…