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All for Jeannie!

In my great aunt’s youth, she babysat a young girl who came from a very wealthy family. The child’s name was Jeannie. During Jeannie’s playtime with other children, my great aunt would supply treats, such as cookies, or cupcakes, for the children to share. Jeannie however, always had other ideas….

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How Lack of Politeness Has Become the Unfortunate Norm.

Rudeness. It has become a disease. It has the pervasive nature of the common cold in winter. This illness appears to have no exceptions. It infects both young and old, driver and pedestrian, rich and poor, male and female, is cross cultural and multi-national. There are so many types of…

SPONGEBOB!!!!

SpongeBob in trouble after mental function test.

Man, oh man. When I saw the headline from this Wired article (SpongeBob Found to Impair Preschoolers’ Thinking — Should You Be Worried?), I almost cried with joy. At last, I thought, I can voice my deep dislike of the square yellow sponge  by jumping on someone else’s bandwagon. However,…

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The Corporate Hive Mind

It smells really good. Everything is kept very clean, and the light pours through the vast amounts of glass used in the architecture of the building. There are funky couches and little yellow ducks, or there are man sized chess pieces and slides and video games, or DJ turntables and…

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Caveat Lector

It occurs to me that before I go any further in my personal observations, I should issue a healthy warning. At some point or other, you won’t like what you read. you won’t like it, mainly because you will feel that it’s about you. It is. Hence the caveat. But…