Straw

The straw that breaks a camel’s back is significant only to the camel.

Facebook, We Have a Problem, And a Solution Exists

At least, it could… I rant about all of the stupid quizzes on Facebook. I bet some of my friends wonder why. How about a simple demonstration — a list of all the quizzes that have “graced” my news feed (and that I blocked). I have hope (some, at least…). Facebook could let us define… Continue reading Facebook, We Have a Problem, And a Solution Exists

One More Inane Blog Post on the Intertubes, This One About Bathroom Paper Towel Dispensors

I got to bed late last night, so today’s post is lame and rambling, just like always. Scott Adams The restrooms at work have those motion activated paper towel dispensers. You know the type: wave your dripping hand in front of the sensor, it dispenses a length of paper towel. Want more paper? You have… Continue reading One More Inane Blog Post on the Intertubes, This One About Bathroom Paper Towel Dispensors

Stupid Dancing Girl Ad

Oh yeah! I want to borrow hundreds of thousands of dollars from a mortgage company that advertises using a stupid dancing girl ad! I guess, like for spam, there are enough idiots that respond to ads like this to make running them worthwhile. It’s sad, really…

Nordstrom: No More Pianists

Nordstrom will no longer have live piano music in its stores, claiming its customers “compliment canned music more often than live musicians.” Ignoring for the moment Nordstrom’s laughable excuse for wanting to saving money, this is sad news. My children take piano lessons. Their piano highlight of the year is to play at Nordstrom during… Continue reading Nordstrom: No More Pianists

I Don’t Get Facebook

There. I said it. Let the ridicule begin. Another old fogy doesn’t understand social sites. As my niece says, “What ‘ev’.” I started social networking on MySpace. Yeah, I know — I’m a little old for MySpace, regardless of what the experts claim. I signed up to see what my daughters were doing online and… Continue reading I Don’t Get Facebook