Can someone please tell me...

what the hell are these widgets or fidget spinner things thata re all the rage as of late? It looks rather simpleton like a toy you just twirl 'round and 'round on your finger, am I close? What is the attraction, the allure to this??

Review: The Big Sick

The wife and I went to see the movie THE BIG SICK last night, with fairly low expectations for comedy (unlike what we expected for the Netflix drama "Friends from College", an irritating and dark bore. A must-skip event!).   Kumail Nanjiani,...

Sex revolution?

Are we in the middle of a sex revolution of some kind? Maybe I was just not paying attention. What is the deal with all of this attention about sex, orientation, labels, and my pet peeve, government intervention. Bruce, 'excuse me, Caitlin has...

That'll shut me up! lol or will it?

My wife and I went shopping over the weekend. We went to an outlet mall 1/2 hour away from our house. For years I have told my wife, when she goes on her little shopping sprees be it via internet or mall or whatever, she always gets her stuff but...

Duke Lost

... to South Carolina, of all teams! Got to give 'em credit though, SC scored 60 some odd points in the second half after trailing by 7 at the half.  Blue for Duke, Go Gamecocks!

A second thought

I am still waiting to get the green light to work from home. Stupid delays between IT and OIT are what the hold up is now. Apparently they do not communicate with each other. Anyway, a thought I had been thinking about in recent days... maybe even...

wow.... 15

Had some time on my hands and decided to go through and "delutter" my friends list. Wow, out of like 40 or so, I am down to a simple 15.  Amazing that most who I go rid of already got themselves rid of years ago! lol Guess I need to start...

Cat person

Hi, my name is Marvin.... and I am a cat person. Yep, I have been harboring this secret for years. I have denied this fact of myself for a decade or more, tryingt o talk myself into the thought almost daily that I am a dog person.  I like dogs as...

Special days

We survived "The Day Without Women". We survived "Black History Month". We survived "Day without Immigrants". Were these really necessary? Did they accomplish anything? Did it change anyones mind about anything? On either side of the Aisle?...

It's settled.... for now

Ah yes, finally.... a resolution, if only temporary. Work has come through. Next week I can begin working from home (2 days a week). It all came to a head the other day.... when I was to meet with my supervisor, as well as the Program Director...

It's time for a change

I haven't been around a lot lately, in the last month or so. My life has been bascally in suspended animation, a sense of pergatory... Life in limbo. In Dec my wife got a job (great pay and less stress) in a place about 2 hours south f our home in...