Rigging The Smell Test

Ok people, listen up or you’re going to miss something here.   You should be advised right here and now that I’m not here to whine and bitch and moan about my advancing maturity as I live out the remaining months of my 40’s.  Believe me, I could.  I spent the day with a couple of guys who are 5-6 years my junior discussing gall bladder issues, pendulous testicles, a recent rectal exam, a pending…

"Rigging The Smell Test"

Call Me A Relic Call Me What You Will

Well ladies and gentlemen, I’ll say this.   There comes a point in all of our lives in which prevailing external forces are pretty belligerent about sharing unwanted news with you.   That’s regardless of whether you even want to hear it or not.   Case in point, let’s talk about my goofy vision.   For those of you who are new to the wonder and amazement that is TharpSter.Org, I need to give you…

"Call Me A Relic Call Me What You Will"

More Brutality Ahead

Excuse me, ladies and gentlemen.   *squirms*   It’s not every day that I sit here at the command center of the most insightful website on the whole worldwide web and fidget looking for a bit of comfort.   *frantically searches the command center for a pillow*   Ok, listen up.  This isn’t going to be the normal thousand words of verbal brilliance you’re accustomed to around here.  With that in mind, I’m just going…

"More Brutality Ahead"

OMW 2 Fitty

Ladies and gentlemen, I sit here at the outset of my 49th birthday listening to my favorites on the iHeart Radio app of my AppleTV.   For whatever reason, the good people at iHeart Media can remember what songs I’ve keyed as “Thumbs Up” or “You can just go fly a kite if you think I ever want to hear that aural abortion again”, but they just can’t figure out how to include the full…

"OMW 2 Fitty"

The Great Antenna Topper Heist Of Y2K

Vacation.   ‘Nuff said, right?   For as many years as I can remember at my current job, I’ve always tried to take some time off right around my birthday.  The benefit here is that my birthday usually falls in the same week as Memorial Day, so I can usually turn a 5 day vacation into a 4 day hit on my vacation bank, with number 5 being absorbed by holiday pay.   That’s part…

"The Great Antenna Topper Heist Of Y2K"