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…

Worst Kept Secret-Part 1

“The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me.”- Howard Nemerov Soon, I’ll only be halfway successful. Yes, I’ve sold my business, (Computer & Software Solutions), and I’m moving on to new, unexplored ventures. There. I said it. What’s that? You already know? Of course you do. It…

The Enigma

“I married a big, strapping cop and now you’re Urkle.” – Mrs. Lawrence Enigma: noun, plural enigmas; Chiefly Archaic, enigmata [uh–nig-muh-tuh] 1. a puzzling or inexplicable occurrence or situation: 2. a person of puzzling or contradictory character: I am an enigma. There, I said it. And I’m proud of it too. My life, thus far,…

The 5 Stages of Grief – Malware Version

“A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any other invention with the possible exceptions of handguns and Tequila.” ― Mitch Ratcliffe mal·ware ˈmalˌwe(ə)r/ noun Computing noun: malware 1. software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems. In 1969, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross introduced the 5 stages of grief, in her book…