Meet The Internet

Bored?   The Internet is just a click away. The act of signing online has radically changed into basically always being online.  The internet is no longer closely associated with desktop computers.  My phone is a miniature computer hooked into the internet.  I’m not going to sit here and tell you about the science behind all…

Free Advice: What’s so great about the internet?

Good morning “79sparrows,” Hello my name is James, but you can call me ‘J.J’. if you want.   Anyway, I’m 68 years old and this is my NINTH time on the internet.  I’m retired ( Navy) so I like to read stories by other people while I’m eating my eggs and bacon in the a.m.  ‘FYI” eggs…

Sealed with a Kiss

Before I cared about the internet, receiving letters by mail (as in…mailbox..postal) was so exciting.  Then a few too many businesses learned my name and ruined everything.  It’s bad enough to recieve bills all all week.  Junk mail should be illegal.   A few habitual junk mail offenders really deserve this shout-out.  Department stores : I don’t care…

Twitter this ?

This week, I finally had it with Chuck the Stalker. After a particularly creepy visit featuring silent lingering in my cubicle, I informed my supervisor of the situation and after everything was said and done, she said “I’m sorry this happened, but it’s the price you pay for being cool.” It was the highlight of…

The Old vs. The New

The juice train rumbles by my house every now and then. To see it for the first time, was a pleasant surprise from the standard silver amtrak cars. These were quite decorative in comparison. And unlike an amtrak, this train went on for what seemed like 4 or 5 minutes. Exhibit A (where is this?…