Category Archives: Things that make you go ?????

Stuff that gets on my nerves!

But How?

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I’m a science nerd.  At one time I was seriously considering a career in medicine.  Even though my life took a few different turns since then I still find topics like microbiology, biochemistry and cell biology fascinating, especially when it involves the science of the human body.  We are all walking bags of millions of amazing chemicals reacting with each… Read more »

Go Team Green?

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It’s been another wild and crazy week in the world of politics.  And I hate politics. There are a million reasons why I hate politics, but one of the biggest is the blind attachment many folks have to their political party of choice.  This loyalty extends to any politician who chooses that affiliation, often going as far as to insist… Read more »

This is an Outrage?

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There is no shortage of things to be outraged about in today’s world.  Wars, genocides, and all other manners of mistreatment of humans is, unfortunately, far too common.  In the right situations, outrage is the appropriate response. And then there are the many, many other things that no one should be outraged about, yet get angry over anyway.  This happens… Read more »

I’m mad as heck and……

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I’m not going to take it anymore! As luck would have it, today is I’m Not Going to Take it Anymore Day.  That fits in perfect with what’s on my mind so I see no choice but to run with it! I’m not into making New Years Resolutions.  They only lead to disappointment in February.  So I don’t make them. … Read more »

Clean your Virtual Desktop Day

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Today is clean your virtual desktop day! There are two kinds of people in this world- folks with 5 icons on their desktops and folks with 105.  In spite of all evidence to the contrary, I fall fully into the “less is more” camp.  Just like I cannot work with too many items in my inbox or too many icons… Read more »

An Open Letter to Chuck Grassley

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Dear Chuck- What the hell happened to you? You used to be the defender of the American wallet.  You voted against pay raises for yourself more than once.  You discovered $112,000 toilet seat purchases and exposed the companies responsible.  You railed against accounting practices that made it easier for companies to move earnings from one year into another for tax… Read more »