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Drafting Guys Over 60

June 7, 2019

I am over 60 and the Armed Forces thinks I’m too old to track down terrorists.  You can’t be older than 42 to join the military.  They’ve got the whole thing ass-backwards. Instead of sending 18-year olds off to fight, they ought to take us old guys.  You shouldn’t be able to join a military […]

Letter to the Boss

June 4, 2019

I found this in email and just HAD to SHARE. Enjoy: I have enjoyed working here these past several years. You have paid me very well, given me benefits beyond belief. I have 3-4  months off per year and a pension plan that will pay my salary till the day I die and a health […]

Don’t Impeach

January 22, 2018

Don’t Impeach Donald Trump. Don’t Retweet his Tweets; Don’t bother Reading his Tweets. Don’t debate the accuracy of his latest Blurtings. Don’t give him ANY Press Coverage. If we ignore him, maybe he will just Go Away!

Quoting Andy Weir – The Martian

January 12, 2018

Andy Weir is a software engineer / programmer who wrote a book: “The Martian” as his first novel. At the end of this book, he wrote: “… human being has a basic instinct to help each other out. It might not seem that way sometimes, but it’s true. If a hiker gets lost in the […]

Those Annoying Neighbors

November 25, 2017

You have them, too. Those annoying neighbors who always put their Holiday decorations out one day before you do and they almost always look spectacular. The neighbors with their yards that are immaculate and always look like something out of Homes and Gardens. And, their kids who are always well dressed, well mannered, and well […]

The Two Worst Days of the Week

November 24, 2017

Every week there are two days that are going to happen and over which we have Little or No Control: Yesterday happened.  It’s over.  There is nothing we can do about that day anymore. But, we can take some learning out of our Yesterdays if we choose to. What happened?  What can we learn from […]

An Inside Joke

June 18, 2017

Do you know what an Inside Joke is? It’s a joke that only works inside my head!  That’s an Inside Joke. And by the way, that, in itself, is an Inside Joke!   However, since you are here, why don’t you check out some of my other blogs: IT’s Lost Art of Software Engineering: https://softwareengineeringhandbook.wordpress.com/ […]

Presidential History

April 28, 2017

From a Friend on Facebook (I hope he doesn’t mind…) The first president I remember led the allied forces in Europe to victory in WWII. He cautioned us against the military industrial complex. He built the American highway system to enable American to defend itself. The second gave his life for America. He read seven […]

Common Sense Bill of Rights (from eMail)

April 14, 2017

This is probably the best e-mail I’ve seen in a long, long time. The following has been attributed to Lewis Napper, a Jackson, Mississippi computer programmer. He didn’t expect his essay — a tart 10-point list of “rights” Americans don’t have — to become an Internet legend. ——————————————————————————————– NEW PREAMBLE TO THE CONSTITUTION We the […]

Dear Mr. Trump

February 17, 2017

I am not a pundit.  I am not a “politico”.  I am a US Citizen who voted in our recent (2016) Presidential Election. Mr. Trump (I refuse to call you President):  You are NOT a politician and many of us thought that could be a good thing but it turns out that you are an […]