Author Archives: Lummox JR

About Lummox JR

Aspiring to be a beloved supervillain

Of cheese powder and crutches

Somehow I’ve managed to sprain my foot again, a repeat of the injury I had just over a year ago during the winter. (And early “spring”, which gets sarcasto-quotes because we didn’t have spring last year. Or this year.) This … Continue reading

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Campaign spam season (Screw you, Christine)

The 2020 presidential campaign is in full swing, and how do I know? Because once again I’m getting spam texts for “Christine”. I mentioned in a couple of posts in 2016 that this was happening: It started with phone calls, … Continue reading

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When other developers are all stupid

“All” might be a strong word here before, but… wow. I’ve railed against this problem before, and I’m railing again. I leave cookies disabled on all websites except by whitelist only. This obviously gets annoying for those newsletter popups you … Continue reading

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They stole my drink

Today, I am pissed. The other day I went to Walmart to pick up a few things and thought I’d get more of the orange Crush water enhancer I like. It’s my current favorite and I’ve been drinking it for … Continue reading

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A season-transitional gap

I really didn’t mean to go nearly two months without a post, but life happened. Tooth drama has settled down a bit, and I’m hoping soon I can get a follow-up appointment to get my implant started. My wife finally … Continue reading

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Haiku: A tragedy at Walmart

Two boxes Thin Mints! Credit cards won’t work today. No Thin Mints for me.

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The aftershock

It’s been a week and a half now since my dentist appointment, and there’s good and bad. The good news is I did not have a root canal. The bad news is, that’s because when the dentist started clearing away … Continue reading

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