13 Jul

A friend sent me this gif in email the other day and it just tickled me. Sisyphus¬†was a king of Ephyra (now known as¬†Corinth) punished for chronic deceitfulness by being compelled to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only … Read More »

Thieves Among Us

27 Mar

Updated with another fun example (January 2015) Below… Last October, somehow, I injured my elbow resulting in a great deal of pain and a visit to the doctor. Turns out I had Tennis Elbow. And my doctor, at the time, … Read More »

Winders Cheat Sheet (Tips & Tricks)

12 Mar

All of these Windows tips are things that I have mostly assembled from other sources. Things I found useful on a regular basis. Some of these come from the excellent and now gone JSI Inc. Tips pages. Others came from … Read More »

Dad Is Moving…

22 Dec

…Moving out of the house we moved into in 1963. He has been living there since then, and now that mom is gone this three story 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath colonial in suburban Northern Virginia is really too big … Read More »

Cassidy Ann Chambers, rest in peace

3 Sep

When my wife moved in with me she always spoke fondly of her dog babies that she had to leave behind when she left her last husband. but she spoke of them often and missed them terribly. So we paid … Read More »

Super Bitch Indeed

28 Jun

Those of you who know me know that I drive… ummm…. enthusiastically. Not crazy, not like an asshole, mind you. But I do like to get out in front of traffic without driving too aggressively to enjoy the limited open … Read More »

The Dread Exit Interview

13 Apr

So I changed jobs recently. Not something I am happy about doing but the job was, quite literally, making me sick. So it had to be done. And while the physical process went well, the next morning I get an … Read More »

Vintage B&W Film

15 Feb

A few years ago one of my relatives on my mom’s side sent her a DVD with a bunch of old family movies from the 30s and 40s. The quality was not great and no effort had been made to … Read More »