Everyone knows the old adage, "appearances can be deceiving". And I'd have to agree with that assessment, on a wide range of topics. But it begs the question, what about deceitful smells? Pondering the matter, it would seem to venture into food territory more than anything. Which begs the question, what foods do you love the smell of, but are not fond of the taste? … [Read more...] about Appearances Can Be Deceiving, But What About Smells?
It's the 4th of July, Independence Day, here in America, and I am pondering if fireworks scare plants. … [Read more...] about Do Fireworks Scare Plants?
They have all sorts of boxes to fill out on tax forms, but I've yet to find the proper one for comments. The government really sucks at communication. … [Read more...] about Tax Comments
PSA: "April Fool's Day" is next Tuesday. Watch out for shenanigans and tomfoolery. … [Read more...] about Fooled You!
This morning there's a story in the paper with the headline,"Debt collection firm wants more time for refinancing plan" (to avoid bankruptcy). Does anyone else see this as ironic? For what it's worth, there are allegations of "financial misconduct" within the company as well. … [Read more...] about Debt Collection Firm Bankruptcy
Thanks to the Twitter, I see that Taylor Swift has "dumped" Selena Gomez over Justin Bieber. I'm not really sure what that means, and frankly I don't care enough to delve into it any further. But I will sit back and wait for Taylor Swift to write a new chart topping song about the experience. Any guesses as to what the title will be? … [Read more...] about Taylor Dumps Selena, To Write Chart Topping Song
While I find Daylight Saving Time (yes, that's Saving, singular, not Savings, plural) silly, ever since we've decided to change our clocks in Indiana, I've not been sure why we're not on Central. Arguments abound about business, and keeping up with New York City. One must assume no one in Chicago is doing business with anyone in New York City. And certainly not with Los … [Read more...] about Indiana’s Timezone
We've had the PC Police running rampant for decades now, but their latest effort, banning the word "bossy", sounds like something that was conjured up on a preschool playground. I'm sure George Carlin would have a field day with this one if he were still with us. But since he's not, how about a classic quote from George. "I don't like words that hide the truth. I don't … [Read more...] about Bossy