Category Archives: Rant

Darkness is a State of Mind

I’ve written in the past about the degree to which I dislike Daylight Saving Time. I think it’s a dumb idea. It doesn’t surprise me that politicians keep it alive, because retail and recreation industries of all sorts like it. … Continue reading

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WordPress is Messing with Me

I’ve been using WordPress for well over 5 years. For the most part, I really like it. I had been using Blogger before coming here, and the experience in this community has been better than I thought a blogging experience … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Monkeys Need to Get Smarter

Sometimes, in spite of all the smart things they do, Amazon seems as dumb as a bag of hammers. Oh sure, they have warehouses that are so automated that they don’t even have to have lights on. They have One-click … Continue reading

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One Liner Wednesday – No Worries

I used to think that the expression that drove me the craziest was “no problem.” People say “no problem” all the time when they should be saying “you’re welcome.” How hard is the “Thank you” – “You’re welcome” exchange? When … Continue reading

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Daylight Is a Finite Commodity

If we were having a beer, you would be bemoaning the time of our meeting. “I think we should start meeting earlier.” “Why, what’s wrong with 3:00?” “It will be getting dark by the time we leave. I like to … Continue reading

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Happy Hal…Oh-It’s-Over

Yeah, yeah, the kids will be out in full costumed force tonight, but by the time you venture back into Target, Wal*Mart, Sears or wherever it is you shop, it will be Christmas. If it isn’t already Christmas. Lest you … Continue reading

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Spelling vs. Math

In a comment exchange on my I’m Worried About Google post, Robin and I talked about spelling bees and math bees. I was horrible at spelling when I was a child. In fairness to the truth, I’m still pretty bad. … Continue reading

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