Back At The Computer

It has been several months since I have been able to sit down and think about writing the blog again, but I am happy to report I am back at it and hope to live up to my newly announced status as Curmudgeon Extraordinaire.  Hopefully you have noticed the new format for the blog.  Given that… Continue reading

Guns Again!

  Alison Parker and Adam Ward joined a growing list of people murdered with a legally purchased handgun this year in the US.  Advocates of “gun rights,” of concealed carry permits, of maintaining an arsenal for protection against the tyranny of the Federal government, or of “Stand Your Ground” legislation should rejoice.  Another law-abiding US… Continue reading


The 2013 International Word of the Year from the Oxford Dictionary is… selfie.  It is defined as “a photograph of yourself that you take, typically with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social networking website.”  Selfie won out over some tough competition, with twerk, showrooming, bitcoin, and binge-watch in the running. The earliest… Continue reading