Part II – Things I’ve Learned

“There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.” – Bertrand Russell As far as I can tell, my readership here consists of Mrs. Lawrence, because she wants to know if I’ve written anything bad about her, a handful of loyal customers, Mrs. Connelly, when she wants to know what’s going on in her…

2015 Resolutions. No, Not Mine.

“Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.” – Anonymous Many years ago I learned the pointlessness of setting New Years resolutions for myself.  Eat healthier, sleep better, be nicer to people, actually show up at that gym I joined…..yeah, not so much. Instead, in keeping with what…

Dear Santa…..NO!

“Nothing’s as mean as giving a child something useful for Christmas.” – Kin Hubbard Back in the day, Mrs. Lawrence and Mrs. Connelly (nee Lawrence) were notorious Black Friday shoppers. It was not uncommon for those two to be up and out by 4:00 AM to take advantage of the “best bargains”.  I, on the…

Don’t Shoot the Messenger

“Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.” – Napoleaon Bonaparte The bad guys do their homework. They don’t just go willy-nilly infecting any old website. Oh no, they constantly research the most common searches, at any given time, and then infect those websites. More bang for the buck, as they say. Special events, like the…