Selling used ‘disc only’ DVDs on eBay

As I go deeper and deeper into my version of minimalism, I’ve been selling stuff on eBay. When you start cleaning out drawers, cabinets, closets and other places extraneous things like to hide, you will become shocked at just how much stuff there is taking up space. I’ve been throwing stuff out, donating some things … Continue reading “Selling used ‘disc only’ DVDs on eBay”

Using a CSS wildcard selector in WordPress

I wanted to add some padding on the right of every tag in the tag cloud shown on the bottom of my┬áblog. I thought each tag was too close to the next tag, making it harder to see when one tag ends and the next one begins. I took a look at the code in … Continue reading “Using a CSS wildcard selector in WordPress”

Lyft adopts clear policy on service animals

Lyft has followed Uber in making it crystal clear that its drivers need to accommodate riders with service animals. As a driver, you cannot refuse service to someone because they are accompanied by a service animal. Uber made you agree to their service animal policy when you logged into the Driver app. Lyft sent out … Continue reading “Lyft adopts clear policy on service animals”

The only true ‘nuclear option’ involves a nuclear weapon

From CNN: The announcement sets Republicans up to change Senate rules — referred to as the “nuclear option” — to lowering the threshold of advancing Supreme Court nominees to just 51 votes from 60. This annoys me. Changing the number equaling a majority in the U.S. Senate from 60 to 51 is not a nuclear … Continue reading “The only true ‘nuclear option’ involves a nuclear weapon”

Working on my version of minimalism

It seems the harder I try to live a life of minimalism, the harder it becomes. It’s as though the Universe knows of my plans and is doing everything in its power to thwart my efforts. First, our Internet cable provider tried to raise our rates. We signed up with Antietam Cable one year ago. … Continue reading “Working on my version of minimalism”

Why people hate driving for Uber

I decided to drive for Uber today. I went out this afternoon and ended up taking only three trips. The second trip irritated me. Not the trip, but the way Uber handled it. Uber sent me a notification that there was a rider at the Hagerstown Walmart. I accepted the trip and drove to Walmart. … Continue reading “Why people hate driving for Uber”