The Present I Really Wanted

“Okay everyone. Hang on and watch Randy open this one. You’ll want to see the look on his face.” I can’t really say I’ve ever heard that particular statement prior to tearing into a Christmas or birthday present. Naturally, I proceeded with a tad bit of hesitance. When I unwrapped it, I thought it was pretty darned cool. It was a set if 4 dust mops to put on the feet of your beloved pet…

"The Present I Really Wanted"

Adventures In Consolidating Resources

For what it’s worth, I’m all about getting as much use out my stuff that I can.   It has nothing to do with being frugal with my resources or mindful of the environment or hippy dippy crap like that.  I’m just of the thought that if a device is equipped with the capabilities to help perform a certain task or two, then its capabilities should be exploited to their fullest extent.   Case in…

"Adventures In Consolidating Resources"

Blue Shirt Thuggery

“Does that mean that everything that’s happened here in the last ten minutes will probably show up out there on the web?”   Jump back in time a few minutes before when I was asked about the meaning of TharpSter this afternoon by a Genius donning a blue shirt at the Apple store this afternoon.  He had done a diagnostic on the portable version of TharpSter.Org that is my iPhone.  After seeing the name “TharpSter”…

"Blue Shirt Thuggery"

Doggie Devotion

There’s an unspoken rule around the domain here which dictates agape-like devotion on behalf of the canine contingent (my dogs) back toward their master (me, for all tents and porpoises) under two particular circumstances.   Sadly, those events don’t take place when I’m walking them or growling at them.   Yes, I growl at the dogs.  It’s a low guttural noise which resonates in their skulls as orders from the boss.  It resembles the noise…

"Doggie Devotion"

CubeVille: Post Mayan Apocalypse

Well it’s December 22nd, and we survived the Mayan end of days.   Or did we?   Yesterday. I responded to what I’m guessing was 52 meeting invites in Cubeville.  The invitations were for a standing meeting which takes place at the same time every Tuesday.   Why 52 separate invitations instead of one with a repeating occurrence, you may ask.   The reason is because the company is about to switch from one email…

"CubeVille: Post Mayan Apocalypse"