As soon as I saw what happened, I knew I would have to write a blog post about it. Earlier today, skksfjkf asfjskl jfdklsaj;sgja'fa;sfk;lllllllllllllllfs Oops, sorry, I must have fallen asleep while writing that last sentence. Anyway, as I was saying... Earlier today, I was walking across campus and I noticed off to my right … Continue reading The Dangers of Blogging While Tired
Two weeks ago I wrote a blog post about The Hu, a Mongolian folk metal band formed in 2016. I had never heard of the group until three days before I wrote the post, but thanks to a comment from Clive at Take It Easy, I gave a listen to their music, and I liked … Continue reading Music Monday: Blogging Leads to Real-World Experience
It's ten minutes before midnight, and I want to post something today, but I couldn't think of anything at the last minute. So I went back to my first September 15 post, back in 2015. It's a sad story: Thomas Cottingham, 27, of Wilmington, Delaware died Monday night while protecting a woman and her baby … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Not All Heroes Live to Tell About It
The above photo is from a polar bear plunge close to Charleston, SC. These events are usually referred to as a polar bear plunge, but I have also heard it referred to as a splash and dash. But the photo is misleading in that this blog post has nothing to do with crazy people running … Continue reading Forget Dine and Dash, Now There’s Splash and Dash
Some of you may think this post is about online shopping carts, but you would be wrong. This is about good old-fashioned physical carts, the kind you would find at a grocery store. Last week Amazon Express opened up a store near us, and we had to check what all the excitement was about. Here's … Continue reading Shopping Cart Confusion
The photo above is one I took as I was leaving my building today, Friday afternoon. I'd like to give the benefit of doubt to whoever had been sitting there; maybe they had just stepped away to use the restroom. After all, someone who reads the Wall Street Journal wouldn't just leave a mess like … Continue reading Is This What a Dine and Dash Crime Scene Looks Like?
This past weekend my wife, son, and I went out to dinner in the wonderful small town of West Chester, PA. The town is the county seat, and in addition is home to a large state university, West Chester University (one of our swimming archrivals when I was in college). The town has done a … Continue reading Is It Just Me, Or Do You Also Think This Is Disgusting and Inappropriate?
For those of you who were excited to read this post because you thought it was about a classic Beatles song, I am sorry to disappoint you. For those of you who were wondering: "what friends could I possibly have", I'd be wondering the same thing. And for the remaining 98% of you who are … Continue reading Music Monday: I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends
I think it's time for me to stake my claim and make my fortune in the world of digital assets. This insight dawned on me the other day while I was reading an article about the metaverse in the Wall Street Journal. Sidebar - do not ask me what the metaverse is. I have no … Continue reading This Blog Post Can Be All Yours for Just $5,700
The following post was originally published on January 7, 2017. More than five years later, it has no likes, and only four comments, two of which are mine. Despite those anemic numbers, it has always been one of my favorite posts. I told myself that if I ever started reblogging some of my previous posts, … Continue reading Throwback Tuesday (Or, Me Being Lazy)