Victory @ Last!

I’ve been frustrated for several weeks (months?) over a neutral density lens filter on one of my Canon lenses. It was stuck, and I really mean stuck! I haven’t a clue how it got welded to the lens, but I simply didn’t have the strength to twist it off to clean a spot on the inside. I hit the internet.… Continue reading

Corporate “Offloading”

Image via Wikipedia I railed against @Verizon last week (link) because of my inexcusably horrid customer service experience.  Well, I’m happy to report that the Verizon installer, who I think was an independent contractor, arrived this morning, on time, properly de-installed my two single-stream cards (called S-cards) and installed a new multi-stream card (M-card) in my TiVo.  He was pleasant… Continue reading

We Need a Populist Movement-Part 4: Journalism

Image via Wikipedia When I was a child, journalism was ruthless.  Investigative reporting was in its prime, shining the light of day on corruption, indolence, criminal activity, under the table deal making and the like.  The government hated the media because they showed the American people in very real terms the horrible truth some powerful people wanted hidden:  the civil… Continue reading