This Email Is a Trap! Would YOU Have Recognized It?

Four Clues to Recognizing Dangerous and Deceptive Emails In order to protect your private information and navigate the murky waters of the Internet and email safely, you need to become an expert at recognizing deceptive and potentially dangerous emails. I got a very official-looking ...Read More

The Christmas Light

The first Christmas – the one when Jesus of Nazareth was born – occurred in the shadow of vicious hatred, racism, and fear. A candle lit in the midst of utter darkness. A tiny light of hope under a pervasive, ominous blanket of evil. ...Read More

3 Keys to Keeping Your Laptop PC Running Smoothly

Ugh! Is there anything more frustrating than trying to use a sluggish laptop computer? Of course, the obvious answer is yes. Probably millions of things. But for the purposes of this article, let’s assume that there’s not. If you have a laptop (also known ...Read More

Something Missing This Christmas?

As we enter this festive season, it seems as though there’s something missing. You feel it too, don’t you? It’s simply this: the Rolling Stones have never released an album of their holiday favorites. Who wouldn’t want to hear Mick warble a few spasms ...Read More

Are You Qualified to Be My Friend?

[Spoiler Alert / Disclaimer – in this post, I may or may not quote from an ancient compendium of deep wisdom which many dismiss out-of-hand as fanciful religiosity. I make no apology for this.] Are you qualified to be my friend? Do you pass ...Read More

Deciding Who Gets My Vote

[NOTE:  If you don’t like or appreciate ironic humor, you will not like this post. You’ll probably want to go back to whatever you were doing before you came here.]   Let me begin by stating from the outset that I have been going ...Read More

The Nicest Guy in the World

It started with my lawn mower repair guy.  He told me I had to stop using gasoline with ethanol in it in my lawn equipment or I would become his best customer!  Yeah…  Just try and find gas without ethanol.  No, seriously.  Try it. ...Read More