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Beer Spillage Analysis

I am finally following up on my LONG-awaited and SUPER-detailed analysis of the big question that we all struggle with on a daily basis:  "What is the value of beer spilled at Wrigley Field during an average game?"  Potentially life-changing stuff here, I realize that, so I apologize for my delay in ...

Better Version of Yourself

So here's my quote for the day: "Embrace everyone and everything that helps you become a better version of yourself."  I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that quote. The question, I suppose, is what exactly does it mean? In my humble opinion, this kind of statement should NOT be taking to extremes, as happens ...

Take a Break

Maybe a month or so ago, I took a “break” from Facebook.  Too much “noise”, too many emotions, just too much garbage.  I couldn’t take it anymore.  So I deleted the apps from all mobile devices and removed the bookmarks from my laptop.  I didn’t delete the account (I didn’t go ...

Someone Else Will Dress Me?!

Yes, this blog post is about the "R" word (Religion) - one of the three things I am not EVER supposed to talk about, if you believe conventional wisdom.  But as I have stated many times, rule following is not a strength of mine, so here we go... BEFORE YOU READ THIS BLOG, PLEASE READ THIS (it is ...

MS Reflections

(Click HERE for the zoomed-in version) So what exactly is the above picture you ask?  Well, it's my Mom at some dance it would seem - I'm going to guess in the mid-1950s timeframe, give or take (my family can likely validate that).  Looks to me like she was just about to start break dancing, ...

Aging Parents – Be Prepared (vol 2)

So this is my second round of random thoughts and considerations for those of you with aging parents – which is pretty much anyone with parents still alive.   Just a few more things to consider really.  My hope here is that you can be as prepared as possible since I have learned, and witnessed, ...

Electronic Communication Quiz

The intent of this scientific quiz, which was developed using millions of dollars of government funding, is to determine how likely you are to be “accidentally” killed by a Millenial in the next year. What is your preferred method of communication? Email (100 points) Text (200 points) ...