So, it’s mid-morning…breakfast is over, and it’s not lunchtime yet. You’re hungry, and there are three leftover hotdogs in the fridge. You start to microwave one and one kid yells “whatcha making I want one!” from her bedroom. Your spouse yells “you can’t just make YOURSELF a snack” from the living room. So then YOU […]Read more "This is Parenting"
I’d like to share some new words that my family and I have found or invented. We use these words in our daily life, when the rest of the English language just doesn’t seem to have the perfect word. I guess Rich Hall called them “sniglets.” Example: shart — You thought you’d let out a […]Read more "New Words"
Poop. It comes out of all of us. Kardashians poop. Trump poops — lately from his mouth as well. People still hesitate to talk about it, though. It’s kind of a taboo subject in polite company, even though it’s something everybody has in common. More recently, we ate some pizza over the 4th of July that […]Read more "Five Levels of Poop"
The internet is a great place. A free and open forum for the sharing of ideas and expression — a real, in-your-living-room, honest-to-God method for instantaneous communication with anyone on the Earth. Anywhere. Anyone. Instantly. I give you…Twitter. Facebook. Also Myspace before that, and LiveJournal (remember them?) and Flickr and Yahoo and Photobucket, Youtube, Google+, […]Read more "What Not To Post. In Fact…Just Don’t Post."
A new generation of young college graduates is hitting the workforce, and finding it to be a hard marketplace in which to peddle their wares. Here are some tips for success from those of us who’ve been out here for a while: The first day on the job, find someone and punch them out. Or…learn […]Read more "15 Tips for Success in the Workplace"
I’ve laughed at the spam in my e-mail account before. The English is atrocious, the claims are fantastic, etcetera. These questionable vendors claim that their pills will cure my chronically flaccid thingy-dingy, make my hair grow thicker, lower my cholesterol — AND be cheap and affordable. We treat spam like a virtual scourge. Mail programs […]Read more "There Has Always Been Spam"
Special gift for her – your firmness — WAY better than a tennis bracelet. Good idea for lazy ones — Get a job? You’re a klepto, bastard — Wha? Buh? Me? And neither hear the rain nor give it thanks — …and this message WAS trying to sell me Viagra! This message sucks — YES!! […]Read more "Spam Titles II"