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Sundaying

Sundaying

I like the idea if Sunday, even if it isn't actually Sunday. I often post on my Facebook wall that "I am Sundaying"  as an expression of laziness. Perhaps laziness isn't the right word. When done right,  a Sunday isn't about being lazy so much as just setting aside a...

Life Changes

Life Changes

I'm losing my morning person abilities.  The winter and spring of 2017... I'm not waking up energized and dtsrting my work day anymore. I've even lost my proide in being a morning person.  I hate it. I have not gained the late person powers. I still want to go to bed...

The new leader.

The new leader.

This is pretty big news. I called it. A sneaky takeover is approaching. It doesn't happen often in the real world that a race for the leader sees the winner fall from first to third place, but it might happen this year. Microsoft was first out of the gate with an open...

The scripted election of 2016

The scripted election of 2016

I'm a Canadian with a television, which means I have to pay attention to the politics of the USA. It's always a crazy show, but the year of 2016 is the craziest in my lifetime, if not in history.  There are so many conspiracy theories floating around, mostly because...

The Emergency Room

The Emergency Room

There are a few places in life people need to wait. Some lines you can avoid, or do without. Some lines you can schedule and return at less busy times. It's hard to avoid the waiting room at a hospital. I suppose the rich can pay for better treatment in some cases,...

SNL Live Hillary speech

SNL Live Hillary speech

It's Monday, and that's a bit later than usual for me to watch this past weekend'd Saturday Night Live. It's been a pretty consistent Sunday morning ritual, but toady I was a day late.  The first thing I noticed when they said Big Dick and it really looked like he...

Speaking your Chats

Speaking your Chats

A funny thing happened to me recently when I was involved in a text conversation with a friend of mine. I was laying in bed, chatting with a friend using Google Hangouts on my cell phone. At some point it occurred to me the typing on the cell phone was a little...

Bully Movie gets bullied – and we act shocked.

Bully Movie gets bullied – and we act shocked.

News story: SONY pulls THE INTERVIEW from it's schedule. It will not release it on Christmas day because there is fear that North Korea may retaliate. The film is a comedy mocking their leader, and describing a plot to kill him. A plot not to unrealistic, and probably...

The Artist Thirds

The Artist Thirds

I go to a lot of places where artists show their work. Not so much official art galleries, but smaller marketplaces and shows. Festivals and public displays where artists rent small booths and try to sell their paintings or jewelry or other hand made work. I enjoy...

Speaking your Chats

People of the Yard Sale

I found myself at a charity yard sale this weekend with time to spare. Usually I don't pay too much attention to weekend sales in yards and driveways. They've never held much interest for me although I do know, for many people, they're a weekend highlight. I can...

Good at Everything Guys

Good at Everything Guys

You go first. No, YOU go first. I think one of the greatest rules of success, is to be second. Smart people let somebody else go first. Leaders must be followers first. This week, Apple made their newsworthy announcement for the new Apple iPhones, finally giving in to...

Punch Line Warfare

Punch Line Warfare

The other day on Facebook, I was reading a thread on the news feed of one of my American friends from youth. We've known each other since our teens, but I've never been super close. He posts a fair number of political messages, and I am never whether he is posting in...

The scripted election of 2016

Adult Nap Time

For many of you, the last time you took a daytime nap may have been in kindergarten, when nap time was enforced. That's too bad. Once we hit grade 1, we are encouraged to make it through the day in one continuous state of awake. In fact, napping at school is not...

Fake Monday

Fake Monday

Fro some reason, we North Americans tend to like our long weekends to favour Monday, rather than Fridays. Somehow it seems like a longer holiday when we get an extra day AFTER Sunday, rather than taking Friday off and going back to work on a Monday. I suppose some...

Society Evolves

Society Evolves

The Internet has become a form of education we never expected. For the first time, we are globally seeing more and more real people. Reality TV started it, but the Internet is King, where every human can broadcast themselves or their neighbours, and we can see, for...

Being Funny in an Empty Room

Being Funny in an Empty Room

I have posted before how I compared twitter to doing stand up comedy in an empty room. You can be funny online, but your jokes and comments don't get a reaction as you type - but rather minutes, hours or days later. In this way, I think I was wrong in my analogy,...

Hitler Died a Happy Man

Hitler Died a Happy Man

I dream a lot, as most people do, but I like to think my dreams are different than many people's and I tend to remember my dreams pretty well. In the spring, my dreams can be even more elaborate, and very dialogue intensive. It's 5:31 as I write this post, and I just...

You are not your farts

You are not your farts

As is often the case, I read something, and it inspirers a thought stream in another direction. This morning, I was linked on Facebook to the following article, in reference to a discussion they'd been having online about sharing your life experiences with depression...

Welcome New Followers

Welcome New Followers

Thanks to my new YouTube Channel, and a web site called Give it 100, I have a few new people checking out my web site. This is where I ramble in text about stuff, but you may also want to see my other sites. http://frogstar.com http://giveit100.com...

Orange Origin

Orange Origin

Orange This color's name derives from the Sanskrit word for the fruit naranga. (Yes, the color orange was named after the fruit, not the other way around). This transformed into the Arabic and Persian naranj, and by the time of Old French to pomme d'orenge. It was...