Monthly Archives: June 2017

The FTC’s robocall division is a joke

There, I said it. The FTC isn’t doing enough to stop illegal robocalls. Robocalls exploded for me just a few months ago, and I think they did so for everyone else on the planet—or at least in North America—at the … Continue reading

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How not to do voice prompts

Badly designed phone systems really tick me off. For example, there’s my doctor’s office. The woman who does the prompts for their system is terrible at it. She speaks too slowly, frequently pauses to take a long breath, and drones … Continue reading

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You like me!

I have to admit, I’ve been pretty pumped about the reviews so far for Below. They’ve come in at a trickle, but they’ve been overwhelmingly positive so far, and it’s nice to see that people are actually enjoying the story … Continue reading

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Good steak day

Last night (Sunday) I poked a bunch of holes in a nice 1 lb. ribeye steak and threw it in a gallon freezer bag with a good amount of Kikkoman teriyaki sauce. (I had to drive all over looking for … Continue reading

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Things I learned recently (issue 1)

Chick-fil-A is freaking awesome. I never tried them before last Friday when riding with my family on the way to Ohio. We stopped in Erie, PA. I only had a few chicken tenders, not even a sandwich or anything like … Continue reading

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Baked eggs fail

The other night I was catching up on YouTube, still trying to get back up to speed on my favorite channels after the holiday weekend, and I saw a video with 38 one-minute recipes from 5-Minute Crafts. I went to … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: renewable energy is mostly crap

California is asking people to prepare for the solar eclipse coming in August by, at that time, unplugging anything non-essential so their grid doesn’t barf all over itself when the heavily solar-powered state suddenly has no solar power for a … Continue reading

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