Archive for June 2017

Three bad luck moments that happened at the best time

I refer to this as the Crisis Of the Week, or COW for short. It may not be earth shattering or life threatening, but it generally consumes 80% of your attention. It may not even be an entire week’s length of time. I guess there could be other permutations as well such as: COD –... Read more »

What would you do with a Time Machine?

I posited the following question on my FB the other day: If you had a time machine, describe your first trip…what time period would you visit, what would you do? Some of my friends played along and came up with interesting things like “witness the Resurrection of Jesus” or “see Einstein and Eddington prove relativity. ... Read more »

Who cares if Cursive Writing becomes Extinct?

  I have always hated my manual writing.  Both my cursive and my printing suck (my writing sucks in many ways, but it is especially noticeable on the visual level).  I do take pen to paper now and again when taking notes or writing up the first draft of some writing opus.  But I usually... Read more »

Planning a Wedding? Don't do these things

<strong>Insisting on A June Wedding</strong><br><br>

Specifically, a June 1st or whatever day the first Saturday in June falls on.  Seriously, the <strong><em>Wedding Cartel</em></strong> knows that you have been dreaming about a June wedding since you were a little flower girl in your Aunt Louise wedding, so not only it is going to be very expensive for you, but you are competing with other <em>Bridzillas </em>who want the same day.  That means essentially your friends have to chose which lunatic they like better.  (hint: family usually trumps friends).
Weddings can be very stressful, not only for the people who are getting married but also for the people who are part of the wedding party.  The Wedding Industry doesn’t help by making things redunkulously expensive.  But there are some things you can do to help mitigate the stress.   Here’s some more good wedding... Read more »

The Commencement Address I'd love to give

It is extremely unlikely I will ever give a commencement speech in this lifetime.  I’m really okay with that too because just the shortlist of People More Qualified than I is a group known as Everyone Else on the Planet.  However, if I were ever asked, here is what I would like to say. Class... Read more »