Monday Analysis

I'm beginning to see the problem with Mondays. It's not just the return to work that is that bad. It is a conflict of personalities on a day when they are at their most extreme opposites. On the one side there are the people who have enjoyed their weeken more »

The Dying Internet

The Internet is dying. Though it has been around for less than 10 years and covers the globe the internet is now beginning to suffer a long painful death. There are various cancers being spread through the internet through spam spyware advertising more »

The Big Picture

As I view some of the photos from Katrina, and think of the many people who have lost it all, my heart goes out to them. There are many efforts under way to help the survivors in New Orleans, but I won’t go into that. Katrina is so huge, I haven’t… more »

The SOLOPEC

I found an interesting-slash-entertaining site today. Actually it wasn?ÇÖt today it was in a timewarp that came out in 2056 or so. The news item on theonion.com predicted grave circumstances due to the shortage of s more »

Za Anyone?

After 7 years, the new Scrabble dictionary is out. No, wait! That’s just the Official Scrabble Player’s Dictionary version 4. It’s not the “official” list, that is, it’s not the official word list for Scrabble competitions. As in any organization, the… more »

Hello World!

Since this is the initial entry for the blog, don’t expect much. It’ll take me a few days to feel comfortable combining this new technology with my rants and raves. No, really, my thoughts will leak out eventually, unless they are in sensitive areas, in… more »

Pressure Sores

Introduction According to medical studies, pressure sores are a leading health care problem for people with spinal cord injury (SCI) and other forms of paralysis. A study in Iceland found that 58% of people who use a wheelchair have had a pressure sore.… more »