Evaluations

For the second time in my life, the first being a year ago in a psychiatrist’s office, I had to go through an evaluation, These things are nothing to laugh at. They are very tough to deal with. You learn your strengths, weaknesses, and the fact that you can sweat a gallon of water in […]

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The Joke’s on You

So a politician, a lawyer, and a federal agent walk into a bar. They each have a drink. The politician notices a cute blonde at the end of the bar and says to the lawyer . . okay, far enough, no jokes; it was a good one though. Every day we see headlines that some […]

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As the World Groans

I’ve never quite figured out soap operas. As far as I know, they all deal with crooked people, terrorists, someone getting lost, a wedding with a disaster, and some other weird situation. I will admit that they can be addictive. I was really starting to enjoy and follow them when I realized, hey, I’m not […]

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Say It Ain’t So – The passing of Harry Caray

“Say it ain’t so.” Chicago and the fans of baseball are saying it again, but this time it isn’t the White Sox of 1919. The unbelieving eyes looked towards the Cub Fan, Cub Man, Harry Caray. I will say, when I heard the news February 14 that he was hospitalized, I thought nothing of it. […]

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BRS

I’m a listener to all music from country to rock, blues to jazz, and alternative to symphony. I even like artists who are in classes themselves, such as Mason Williams’s Classical Gas, Harry Connick, Jr.’s funk and jazz compositions, and Garth Brooks’s combination of country and rock. Music is everywhere, the car, office, restaurant, and […]

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Hate It When That Happens

I was watching my favorite government conspiracy drama with my friend one night when a familiar scene came on. The FBI surrounded a house, and when it was time, they came crashing through the windows and doors. This reminded me of a time when this happened to me. I was quietly sitting at my computer […]

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Santa Claus, Saint or Felon?

So on the night of the 24th some fat guy in a red suit is supposed to break into millions of homes by squeezing through a chimney that at most is two feet wide and at least two inches. Oh, he is supposed to walk on an icy roof with a sack full of toys […]

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It’s the End of the World

I, as a well-informed citizen, know that many have been making predictions for the millennium about asteroids, demons, militias, and locusts that will bring about the end of the world in the year 2000. I, as a computer programmer, also know there have been predictions of places where you don’t want to be January 1, […]

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