My recommending a 20 minute online video is unprecedented. However, my guess: if you start watching this thing, you won’t be able to stop until the end. It’s intense. It’s astonishing. It’s filled with, “Oh my god, no! Don’t … Noooo!” moments.
You assholes are getting what’s coming to you! And you more than deserve it! You and your absurd 300GB bandwidth limit! Your horrific phone system. Your wretched customer abuse masquerading as support. Frankly, I hope Brian L. Roberts, CEO of Comcast, loses his job, that all of his good employees go to work for Google […]
It’s a place from a by-gone era: the tobacco and pipe shops. However, they still exist, though many of their suppliers are long since out of business. Today, I went to such a shop. Well, I went to 3 of them actually—well, kinda, sorta, maybe.
Just finishing up the Solstice Newsletter for 2015. I think the picture for this post says it all!
Step back into K-mart in May of 1988 by listening to K-mart’s in-store muzak complete with the in-store commercials preserved for all posterity. You remember K-mart, don’t you? Founded in 1899 as the SS Kresge Corporation in Garden City, Michigan. I think it is still in business.
So, for those who have wondered why I have been unusually silent on my blog, these are the reasons. Sometimes life piles up. This time life piled up high.
Today Bill and Sally celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, and people came from all over the country. As you might suspect, Bill is exceptionally gregarious or, as they say, “has never met a stranger.” And trust me, he hasn’t.
Today I learned that Colgate toothpaste was first sold by William Colgate’s company in 1873, sixteen years after the death of its founder, William Colgate. Colgate was the first toothpaste to be sold in a collapsible tube, introduced back in 1896 in New York.
This has been the move that never has ended. We unexpectedly and suddenly sold a condo we had in the metro area because a buyer who needed a quick closing offered us a quick cash closing. So, we sold it to him. This of course meant moving all of that furniture out. The bulk of […]
I had barely landed at SFO when I was once again reminded of some of the many reasons I love this little spot on earth, which I fondly refer to as the birthplace of my soul. Love this place. Just love it.