Monthly Archives: June 2016

Entry 565: Beware this Phishing Scam

WARNING: If you receive a request to transfer $81 million from your bank account at your local branch of the Bangladesh Bank, it is probably a scam, and you should immediately alert authorities. I know, it’s difficult to imagine falling … Continue reading

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Entry 564: But What Does It Pair With?

I’m not an adventurous eater. I eat a lot, but not a lot of different things. I can tell you 10 or so terms for “hero,*” but my wife and I rarely go to a restaurant that doesn’t require her … Continue reading

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Entry 563: Polyester Pups

In a recent post, I riffed about the crowd-funding of scientific experiments. I don’t riff often, so I hope you enjoyed that. Now I’m going to ruff, as in the sound a dog makes. The subject is still crowd-funding, though. It’s … Continue reading

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Entry 562: The First to Go

I’ve done over 560 posts for this blog, and this one took me the longest to write. I did draft after draft, trying to get it just right, and I’m pretty sure I still haven’t. But I’m also pretty sure … Continue reading

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Entry 561: My Father Was a Friggin’ Hero, Dammit

Now that my mother is in assisted living, we’ve been rummaging through her apartment in Coconut Creek, FL, looking for the types of things the Internet is always telling us people find when going through their parents’ belongings. You know, … Continue reading

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Entry 560: It’s Getting Crowded Out There

Big news from the world of…well, I’m not exactly sure which world it’s from. Crime, maybe. Or medicine. Or, perhaps, sexual perversion. It seems that Swedish scientists say they have found a drug that might help prevent pedophiles from sexually … Continue reading

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Entry 559: National No Oops Month

I have just been informed via email from my insurance agent that June is National Safety Month. I guess this means that I will have to put off until July my plans to accidentally fall down the stairs. According to … Continue reading

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