Random stuff…

Well, my post yesterday lit off the spammers… again… 71 spams as of 2200 last night. Usually I have less than five a day… In other news, things are getting interesting between DOJ and the House Select Committee on Intelligence. … Continue reading

Random stuff…

Well, I wore out another keyboard… This one lasted a year, and somewhere around 500,000 words… And my new one… And N, I, and S work!!! Yea! Yes, it’s a Microsoft Natural. I like it because it reduces my wrist … Continue reading

Snerk…

Tired of paying outrageous prices for burnt coffee served by ‘baristas’ with an attitude? Apparently you’re not the only one (I don’t buy ANYTHING at Starbucks, ever). Starbucks is closing 150 stores in the next year… The coffee behemoth is … Continue reading

Ultimate underdogs???

Tiny Iceland is in the World Cup with a team that only has 11 members, all from Iceland… Yesterday, they played Argentina to a draw! A 1-1 draw with impressive World Cup newcomer Iceland is far from a fatal blow to Argentina’s chances … Continue reading

‘My’ perspective…

Since this got posted over at MGC yesterday, I figured I’d stick it up here for those that don’t read that blog. Perspective… Watching the various meltdowns over the last couple of weeks has caused me to take a hard … Continue reading

74 years ago…

Operation Overlord, better known as D-Day kicked off… On the morning of June 5, 1944, U.S. General Eisenhower gave the go-ahead for Operation Overlord, the largest amphibious military operation in history. On his orders, 6,000 landing craft, ships and other vessels … Continue reading

My shocked face…

Let me show it to you… Apparently Zukie lied to Congress! Gee, what a surprise… In 2011, they were ‘supposed’ to comply with an FTC privacy consent decree, BUT- Facebook has reached data-sharing partnerships with at least 60 device makers … Continue reading

Buyer beware… Dammit…

TxDMV has put out a warning about buying cars/trucks that are ‘too good to be true’… And this isn’t just for Texas, by now it could be any of the surrounding states. TxDMV Warns Buyers to Beware of Flood-Damaged Vehicles Giving … Continue reading

The ‘joys’ of living on the dry line…

The ‘dry line’ is the dividing line across the continent that separates moist air from an eastern body of water and dry desert air from the west. One of the most prominent examples of such a separation occurs in central North … Continue reading

WX is coming in…

Thunder and lightning, oh my!!! So you get car pictures… 1931 Ford Model A with EVERY option, including turn signals and a trunk! A beautiful Ford Model A ragtop! With LEGROOM!!! Note the open windshield! 🙂 And now a tornado … Continue reading