Anniversaries and Wishes

A married couple in their early 60s was celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary in a quiet, romantic little restaurant. Suddenly, a tiny yet beautiful fairy appeared on their table.  She said, ‘For being such an exemplary married couple and for

Old is When…

A lady goes to the bar on a cruise ship and orders a Scotch with two drops of water. As the bartender gives her the drink she says, ‘I’m on this cruise to celebrate my 80th birthday and it’s today…’

The Michelangelo Code

There was the Da Vinci code, now there are those that claim that the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel has secret codes embedded in the artwork from Michelangelo. The authors believe the entire Sistine Chapel, which they say is built to the same

Important Facts and Figures

Interesting story from George Will with important facts and figures: …in 2006, blacks, who are less than 13 percent of the population, were 37.5 percent of all state and federal prisoners. About one in 33 black men was in prison, compared

Engineering Laws

The Laws……. of Mechanical Repair After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch and you’ll have to pee. of Gravity Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner. of Probability The probability

Rex TV & Appliance

Update – It was interesting to read the business section of the Dayton Daily News and see that others are finally making observations I made nearly two years ago (see below).   I commend Rex’s CEO, Stuart Rose, for his resourcefulness in

Great Comedian Passes Away…

You may have seen news that George Carlin passed away… I remember sitting in the house of my friend, Jeff Gilbert, when we were 10 years old and listening to Carlin humor on record albums… Carlin was the first “in-your-face”

StubHub — Seller Beware!

Update – My contacting the Better Business Bureau (BBB) helped us to finally get paid from StubHub.  Interestingly, as part of closing the case, the SubHub Customer Care representative told the BBB that they were refunding my $60 fee (see

Petroleum, Capitalism, and Socialism

The cost-of-energy crisis has one benefit.  It has helped clarify the economic positions of Democrats versus Republicans.  While the capitalistic Republicans cajole everyone about drilling for oil in Alaska and along the coast lines, the socialist Democrats scream about nationalizing the