DARWIN AWARDS IN DANGER OF BEING CANCELLED DUE TO OVERWHELMING NUMBER OF CANDIDATES – BY TOM CURLEY

4/1/2020  "Darwin Awards in Danger" “The Darwin Awards are in danger of being canceled this year due to the unprecedented number of applicants and a severe lack of Darwin Award trophies. ‘In any normal year we might have a few hundred nominations, but this year it’s quickly moving into the thousands. Maybe soon it will … Continue reading DARWIN AWARDS IN DANGER OF BEING CANCELLED DUE TO OVERWHELMING NUMBER OF CANDIDATES – BY TOM CURLEY

LOVE THY NEIGHBORS – Marilyn Armstrong

Our anti-bug and mouse guy says we have an awful lot of birds, but fortunately, we live several hundred yards from anyone else. I’m sure our neighbors would complain, but all they do is grow dope, so I don’t think they worry about birds. The place is set up with cameras and piles of trash … Continue reading LOVE THY NEIGHBORS – Marilyn Armstrong

RINGING ROUND YOUR ROSY – Marilyn Armstrong

A LITTLE POEM FOR STRANGE AND TERRIBLE TIMES OHHHHHH! I'm Coronavirus dum de do de day I came to you from China far away (Hey!) I heard you weren't ready With your government unsteady Oh, yippee oh doodle yo ki-yay! (Hey!) Oh what fun I'll have  As I travel everywhere Slicing through this new world … Continue reading RINGING ROUND YOUR ROSY – Marilyn Armstrong

“BAD” IS THE NEW “GOOD” IN TECH SUPPORT – Marilyn Armstrong

Bad customer and technical support is the new good. You only think it's bad. The problem is your attitude. Or so they'd have you think. YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOU CAN'T HIDE All the big technology companies are working hard to save a few bucks. Competition is fierce. Every penny counts. Since executives won't accept … Continue reading “BAD” IS THE NEW “GOOD” IN TECH SUPPORT – Marilyn Armstrong

WHERE WERE YOU WHEN YOUR NICKEL WAS MINTED? By Marilyn Armstrong

I picked up the only coin I have larger than a penny. I used to have coins in my wallet. These days, I never have anything except a few odd pennies. Why is that? It isn't even that I pay entirely by plastic. I actually do most of my grocery shopping with cash, so there … Continue reading WHERE WERE YOU WHEN YOUR NICKEL WAS MINTED? By Marilyn Armstrong

SUPERDOGS – BY ELLIN CURLEY

Tom and I have had some awesome dogs. Some have had mad skills. For example, Tom had a Giant Schnauzer named George. He was a serious herder. When Tom had a party, everyone always ended up huddled together in the corner of one room. George would be happily asleep nearby. In addition to herding humans, … Continue reading SUPERDOGS – BY ELLIN CURLEY