Yes, You Can Write

Yes, You Can Write

Grandma O’Brien loved to say, “There’s no sense being Irish if you can’t be thick.” She was right. Maybe that’s why when people say, “I can’t write,” I take it as a challenge to prove them wrong. Yes, you can write. If you can think...
The Applebee of My Eye

The Applebee of My Eye

Applebee’s was in the news recently. No, not for their chicken fajitas; although, Wilbur Freemish from Burnt Scrub, Arkansas, did file a product liability suit after trying to use a skillet for a Frisbee. (He said the waiter forgot to warn him the skillet might...
What You See Is What You Get

What You See Is What You Get

If you’re familiar with computing or software design, you know what you see is what you get (WYSIWYG because everything has to be abbreviated) is a way to edit software or system configurations without any knowledge of coding. Rather, by enabling the user to see...
Ground Control to Major Tom

Ground Control to Major Tom

I was reading an article the other day about the fact that the International Space Station will be decommissioned in 2031. Depending on which version of the story you choose to believe, the Space Station will burn up, be dropped into the ocean, or both. As luck would...
Home, Sweet Home

Home, Sweet Home

For several months, Anne and I have been attempting to buy a new home. From that experience, we can tell you: Everything you hear about how crazy the real-estate market is right now is true, at least in Connecticut. Buying Since we promised ourselves we wouldn’t...