Survey Says – Septembler 26, 2022

spwilcen A smidge of clarification For those not familiar with the meaning of today’s title – certainly non-USofFA residents – it refers to early evening television’s “Family Feud” and the phrase spoken by the host as contestant’s proposed answers are about to be compared to audience responses. You might be a fan – the hostContinue reading “Survey Says – Septembler 26, 2022”

Keeping Up With the Times – September 4, 2022

graphix: spwlcen Guess I’m supposed to watch movies too.  I’m thinking the reason I’m supposed to report on them is to save others the embarrassment of having to walk out on a movie before it ends. I believe it would send a stronger message to Hollywood if theatres were required to give disappointed movie patronsContinue reading “Keeping Up With the Times – September 4, 2022”

Biik Update – September 3, 2022

graphix: spwilcen Some were concerned: No roosters1 we harmed or insulted in the previous post. An update seems to be required after you announce you’re reading a book.  Not sure TBR2 applies but something, maybe “IBR.” Book review Good read.  Some dull spots but more good spots. I recommend it. — Notes 1 The pictureContinue reading “Biik Update – September 3, 2022”

Blogging is Tough – September 3, 2022

graphix: spwilcen But I’m giving it my best shot.  An alternate type of successful blog Recipes seem to be part of the blog scene. Time I try my hand at it.  Where to start? There are tons of chicken and bean soup recipes out there. Problem with all of them is they’re so complicated.  It’sContinue reading “Blogging is Tough – September 3, 2022”

Morning Brief – September 2, 2022

graphix: spwilcen (Broadcast version) Is this Cancel Culture? Not certain because neither the ICM or UUC could be reached for comment on underlying reasons. The International Council of Mushrooms announced today it would no longer allow Ugly Unicorn Cola to pitch themselves as official cola of the ICM. [Ed note] The Daily Blabber not yetContinue reading “Morning Brief – September 2, 2022”

Where the Hell Did This Come From – August 31, 2022

graphix: spwilcenIf you don’t know what this means, you are an idiot. Oh, Sleepy Bidness, forgive us our debtsIncurred borrowing for that Master’s in Expressive Arts,Though we knew better.Whereupon erstly concluding sixteen years of education,Some of which unavoidably included math and economics,We are entitled idiots. May the working class clownsPay taxes through the noseTo wipeContinue reading “Where the Hell Did This Come From – August 31, 2022”

Morning Brief – August 12, 2022

graphix: spwilcen DIY advances After self-ticketing and self-schlepping baggage, domestic travelers will welcome the latest air travel innovation. 1 The TSA announced today that by mid-autumn, self-check security lanes will be in operation at most major US airports.  Should travelers experience difficulty with self-check security, fifteen to twenty TSA agents will be idling on-hand atContinue reading “Morning Brief – August 12, 2022”

Morning Brief – July 26, 2022

graphix: spwilcen News feeds this morning are full of tragedy.  Which, stop to think of it, isn’t “news.” But wait.  There’s one interesting piece. WSJ headlines the Usoffa leads “globally” in monkeypox.1,2 About dang time! Hot dawg!  Finally first in something besides social unrest, inflation, corrupt politicos, $230 million3 football players, box Office BS,4 andContinue reading “Morning Brief – July 26, 2022”

Mister Fixit – July 18, 2022

graphix: spwilcen Discount advice for the lovelorn.  Preventing social gaffs.  Shop tips.  Clever gardening. Mr. Fixit is an irregular contributor to Talltree Times and Trader.  When not dispensing solid advice, he putzes in his woodshop, raises enough fruit and vegetables on his Wyoming spread to survive four Wyoming seasons and feed pesky rabbits, deer, andContinue reading “Mister Fixit – July 18, 2022”

Old Crew Wine Episode IX – May 15, 2022

graphix: spwilcen Episode IXDarkside Tommy Carrying a small duffle bag jammed with underwear, tees, socks, my shaving gear, and three pair of clean Levi’s, I pounded the button on the garage wall to open the garage door. Someone or something with a two-pack-a-day cigarette habit gravelled my name. It caught me by surprise.  Actually, putContinue reading “Old Crew Wine Episode IX – May 15, 2022”