Wednesday Links

Beorn
Here are some links I've found interesting in the last few days: Why Millions of Americans own the AR-15. Some good information here that ...

Note for my oversleeping teenager

Limerick excuse note
Fifteen years ago, my daughter overslept and was late for school. In lieu of a standard parental note, I decided to compose the following ...

Swimfish Poster

Swimfish Poster
Swimfish is a band out of the Portland area. One of the members is my good friend, colleague, and former boss, Don Woodward. He ...

Ugliest color in the world

Pantone 448 is not ugly
According to a survey, the ugliest Pantone color is 448. Pantone, to those not in the design/printing industry is a commonly used color standard ...

Spain, Japan, or Nigeria

Spam
I get emails. Oh, do I get emails. In the mountain of spam that accumulates weekly, I occasionally find a missive worthy of reply. ...

Goodbye Facebook

I recently deactivated my Facebook account. This is one step short of completely deleting my account. I might delete it in the future, or ...

My day

The way my day is going, it's gonna end with whiskey and a tragic headline.

Be careful what you wish for

Dude: "I am sooooo sick of Muslims in the news. All day. Every day. Ayatollahs; Mullahs; terrorists; Islamists. I wish there was something else ...

It’s Thursday Shorts!

Not much time lately for blogging. I thought this May might be a typically slow one, like it has always been, in which I ...

Las Vegas Diary

I hate traveling. I like being in other places, but getting there is a pain in the ass. We came to Las Vegas to ...