That’s what Lily said to me on the phone the other day. I thought that was odd because I knew what was going on at home. Back in January a gutter froze and created an ice dam that forced melting water into the wall. That leak came out of the […]
I get odd solicitation calls but occasionally people dial it up to eleven to try and sell things. Yesterday Lily got a call at the store from someone looking for me. It happens and I’m pretty sure that Googling my name might lead you to the store’s WordPress site. What was […]
Some work stories you can share. Years ago I had a production change and I didn’t quite implement it correctly. It was fixed quickly but the user wanted what happened. User: “In the least technical language possible can you explain what happened?” We were on speaker phone in the support center. My […]
Photo by Mr.TinDC You think of a lot of things during a 15 minute drive to the train station. I will never be mistaken for a native Long Islander. I grew up in Queens, attended high school in Brooklyn, went to City College on 136 street in Manhattan and eventually […]
This is something that’s bugged me since yesterday and I figured I’d post a public apology to my children. You see, they really wanted a snow day today or at least a delayed opening. I’m going to take the chance and hope that my kids can someday forgive me and […]
My 12-year-old has gotten into trouble at home and even though he’s grounded it’s alright. He’s 12 after all and I got into LOTS of trouble when I was his age. My parents had 4 sons and the whole family is opinionated and we all fought everyday. I learned at […]
Parodies about Cupertino are fun, thanks to the Verge for posting this link.
Every now and then I read something online that makes me reply “Grosse Pointe Blank moment!” which is not necessarily a good thing. Martin Blank: Who’s the ghoul? Marcella: Whoa. This guy is a badass. Felix LaPoubelle. An accomplished amateur with the Basque Nationalists. Few odds jobs with the Algerian Separatists. […]
This tweet This turned into a 'what if it's a girl?' conversation, to which it'll be Ivanna, which means Joanie… — ipstenu (((Mika E))) (@Ipstenu) August 25, 2013 Made me think of this dialog. Debi Newberry: So, is there a Mrs. Mysterio? Martin Blank: No, but I have a cat. […]
*Turns to Lily who’s reading the instructions to new her juicer* Me: See? Who needs Facebook? This is why there’s an Internet. Lily: That’s nice dear. Well I like the Beatles anyways.