Changing the name of Aycock Dorm at ECU

Really?? WRAL (yes, I’m watching the news already this am…)  just reported on a meeting to discuss changing the name of Aycock Residence Hall at East Carolina University to something else.  Why you ask?  Because he was a spokesperson in 1898 and 1900 of white supremacy campaigns. Listen folks, end the wailing, gnashing of teeth, “want to rewrite history depending on political...
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Our thin blue line – get a grip

I sit pretty much in my chair every night.  Right here in front of the computer with my TV right next to it.  And as such, I watch the news pretty regular.  You know what’s getting my goat these days?  You’re absolutely right – a LOT of things. But this one in particular – all the people that want to raise a ruckus when their career criminal, wanted for murder,...
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Truth in Advertising – Your Car

Wrote this little blit last week, but I forgot about this until I was in today, but general forces conspired against me. Hate when that happens. That said, last WEEK… This morning, it’s running a cool, mmm… 10 degrees Fahrenheit outside? OMFG. It’s cold (similar to yesterday, but worse) and that made my observation yesterday even more ironic. So… I met with a client...
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Google needs to eat it’s own dog food

I really don’t want to bitch, but YES, I do. It seems like everything in life can get stacked up against you some days. Here’s a nice simple task. And this bit of bullsh*t is brought to you by primarily the fine folks at Google. F*cking eggheads. I think this world would be a whole lot easier if they went with the Microsoft “Eat your own dog food” philosophy. I really...
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Of Little Boys and a Man

So this isn’t the most savory of topics, but it mystified me the other day. It was and still is one of those head scratching moments.  It still mystified me today when that particularly memory came back to roost in my head as I went by our bathroom.  How did we get here? That whole period from the third week in November here in the US – yes, turkey day, or our own American...
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