I’m not sure if I’m going to make it through the next year, here in Florida. It’s the people…I’m not sure if they’ve always been like this and I just haven’t seen it, or if they’re actually getting worse. There’s no polite way to say it… …They’re goddamn stupid, and violently, aggressively defensive about their […]Read more "Stupid and Aggressive"
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."
There is a lot of debate about Christ vs. Christmas. There are bumper stickers, there are Facebook petitions, there are Republicans — “Let’s keep the Christ in Christmas, people!” But is anyone talking about the outdated, schmaltzy tradition still called “Thanksgiving?” Once upon a time, a few malcontents took a luxury cruise to the East […]Read more "Let’s Take the Thanks Out of Thanksgiving"
There’s the not-so-old belief that everything we need to know, we learned in kindergarden, and lately I tend to believe it. Case in point is Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law that’s received much attention in the media lately. In case you’ve been lucky enough to avoid hearing about this law, it empowers a citizen who […]Read more "Why Is Your Ground More Important Than My Life?"
I want to open by saying that working for you for the past 10 years has had a lasting impact on my life, and on my occupational education. My time at your company had highs, and it had lows. More importantly, I consider it to have been a decade-long learning experience. I have learned lessons […]Read more "An Open Letter to my Previous Management Team"
Y’know something I hate? When someone is stopped to turn left, and the car behind them almost goes around them on the shoulder. Instead of just going around them and continuing with their day, (and letting ME go around as well) what they do is fade half onto the shoulder, and stop. I mean…they’d fit […]Read more "I’ll Go Around You!!"
Monday, May 26, 2008 So What’s The Big Deal? Category: MySpace Okay, so I guess I just don’t get what the big deal is about MySpace. I signed on so I could have a place to blog, ‘cuz keeping a journal is supposed to reduce stress…at least the “experts” say so. That, and it’s kind […]Read more "MySpace, April 20 – May 26, 2008"