Starbucks Loses My Patronage

I’ve never been much of a coffee drinker.  I don’t like the aftertaste.  However, I love the smell of coffee.  I’ll go to Starbucks and order an Earl Grey Tazo Tea just to savor the smell of the coffee while drinking my tea!  I’m crazy, I know. But, after reading this CNN article, I will no longer give my business… Continue reading

Great CSS Border Radius Tool

Jacob Bijani, Tumblr’s Creative Director, said I always have to stop and think when setting a border radius in CSS, so I built a tool for it. And so, Border-Radius.com was born. Easy, intuitive, interactive, practical, and gorgeously designed.… Continue reading

The Dreaded Taxes

I have finished my income taxes. In sackcloth and ashes, I wail! So, let me see…  what did my tax money help purchase?  Well, that money continues to fund wars I believe are immoral.  My taxes allow greedy bankers to get millions in bonuses while their banks all but put the economies of the world in collapse.  Umm… no health… Continue reading

I Am Simply SHOCKED!

Bloomberg reports today that, astoundingly, Iraq is now opening its doors to BP, Exxon Mobile, and Shell for the first time since 1972, when the country, under the leadership of the now executed Saddam Hussein, nationalized all of its oil fields. Astoundingly, this will open the 3rd largest oil reserves in the world directly to western countries. And, um… why… Continue reading