Not So WOW!

“I just rolled my eyes so hard, I saw my brain.” – Unknown Before you start in on me, I know I’ve been absent from these pages for quite some time. And you, as devoted followers and readers, deserve a full explanation. I’ve been busy! Moving right along, I’d like to address my fellow AARP…

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…

Crapware. You’ve Got It.

“As long as people accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.” – Dick Cavett We service a little over 1,000 machines a year. I know this because I’m a meticulous record keeper. (You say anal, I say meticulous).  And after 6 1/2 years of business, I can accurately say that only a…

Things That Make My Head Go “Boom”

“It’s morally wrong to allow a sucker to keep his money.” – W.C. Fields I was out running some errands on a recent Sunday morning.  As is normal, Mrs. Lawrence was along as co-pilot, navigator, and the “wealth of all knowledge“.  As we drove north on a major highway, the only major highway through the…

Who Are You & What Do You Want?

“I’m a con artist in that I’m an actor. I make people believe something is real when they know perfectly well it isn’t.” – John Lithgow   OK, play along here.  You’re sitting at home some night, let’s say around 10 PM, and you hear a knock on your door.  Now, depending upon where you…

Don’t Give Your Keys To LifeLock

“My name is Todd Davis and my social security number is 457-55-5462″. – CEO, LifeLock, Inc. Who remembers these television, radio, billboard & bus-side ads? LifeLock was founded in 2005, in Tempe, Arizona, by Davis and his partner Robert Maynard, Jr.  According to their advertising, LifeLock is an “American identity theft protection company”, offering a…