I got my oil changed today. One of the guys there sits down and says that he'll put the more expensive oil I selected in my car while charging me for the cheaper stuff (about 60%) cheaper. The catch is he wanted me to give him a half the difference in cash under the table… Continue reading Freebie


Lacey’s story about her first brush with racism in Houston reminds me that they were well intentioned. I am not very hard on such people because my so very white grandmother has made similar comments. Hers was that the neighborhood was suffering from all the crime, the specific example was that my bike was stolen… Continue reading Racism

Great Job?

BSA collects over $2M in settlements from U.S. companies: The Business Software Alliance (BSA), a watchdog group representing the nation’s leading software manufacturers, today announced it has collected over $2 million in settlements from 19 U.S. companies that were running illegal software. Compare that to this article from the BSA web site earlier this year:… Continue reading Great Job?


Xeyes – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: xeyes is a graphical program showing two eyes which follow the cursor movements on the screen as if they were watching it. Computer nerds are weird…. Okay, I admit it… I am weird.

Where is God?

Two little boys, ages 8 and 10, are excessively mischievous, they are always getting into trouble and their parents know all about it. If any mischief occurs in their town, the two boys are probably involved. The boys’ mother heard that a preacher in town had been successful in disciplining children, so she asked if… Continue reading Where is God?