A Poker Post

October 2nd, 2016 No comments

Seeing I haven’t really played since the Black Friday days,  this has to be a bit of a stretch.  What right do I then have to talk about poker?  Good question! Read more…

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It pays to increase your word power

September 28th, 2016 2 comments

Remember that in the Reader’s Digest?  It was a monthly feature where you looked at a word and there was a multiple choice answer.  I have always thought multiple choice questions had more to do with common sense than knowledge.  Read more…

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The State of the Nation

September 16th, 2016 4 comments

I get a bit nauseous watching the political reports these days.  I was reading a book that contained a quote from a Nobel Prize winner  — a Russian that came to our country and even became our Poet Laurette  — that put it in some perspective. Read more…

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The Arrogance of Power

September 8th, 2016 No comments

No, this isn’t about “The Donald”.   It could be, I guess.  This is about Secretaries of State.  It’s about two former ones.  Wanna guess? Read more…

Piracy

September 5th, 2016 No comments

Are you one who wonders why someone would pirate a movie?

Well, a picture is worth 1000 word.  (That makes this post almost as long as one of Rob’s) Read more…

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Today is the day

August 5th, 2016 3 comments

Well, tonight really.  That’s when the Olympics kicks off.  Not quite what was expected.   Not a great ad campaign for Brazil. Read more…

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Android Phone?

July 24th, 2016 No comments

Using the Android phone?  Wish you could type on it like kids seem to do?  Yeah, me neither.  Old eyes strain to read something?  Wish it was more like your old clunker of a computer?  Fear not! Read more…

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Hillary’s Mens Rea

July 6th, 2016 1 comment

No, this isn’t about me be a peeping tom.  Mens Rea is lawyer-speak for State of Mind.  And, that is what got her out of the hot water.  Yes, she stored classified info on her personal mail server.  Yes, she was briefed on how classified info must be protected. But, nobody thinks here state of mind was such that she’s culpable.  At least that’s what the Attorney General’s office told us yesterday. Read more…

………….. for the Memories etc.

June 20th, 2016 2 comments

Occasionally, someone says thanks for blogging something or other — not often mind you.  But, this will warn you about the civil penalties associated with such kindness. Read more…

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Coffee, Wine and Cell Phones

June 16th, 2016 1 comment

Those are among the myriad of topics brought up on the evening news.  One day item X is good and the next bad.  It is the most annoying segment on what has become annoying local news in general.  Oh, throw in a rising with a bullet for the girl suggesting technology and obscure apps.  When I look for real news it is mostly on PBS foreign news reporting.   How in the hell can the French offer me more valid news than the homers. Read more…

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