I hate working with wood, it lies

I hate working with wood. It’s an activity filled with lies, misinformation, and things that run contrary to common sense. Case in point. When you go to the home improvement store to purchase wood, the dimensions shown on the self under the wood or found on the actual wood do not match reality. The famous two-by-four is so … Continue reading “I hate working with wood, it lies”

Eating Tide Pods is healthy, natural, and completely normal

Trigger Warning: This post contains sarcasm.  Evidently, there’s a thing online called the “Tide Pod Challenge” where teens challenge each other to eat laundry detergent packets while they record it on video. Experts have been warning the public that this is dangerous. They’ve looked into it and determined the contents of a Tide Pod is not … Continue reading “Eating Tide Pods is healthy, natural, and completely normal”

The truth behind the first Thanksgiving

If you live in the United States of America, today is Thanksgiving. It’s the day we Americans give thanks for all the wonderful things we have. The very first Thanksgiving was celebrated by the Pilgrims. They had just defeated the indigenous Wampanoags in a bloody, horrific battle. The Pilgrims attacked the Wampanoag after they noticed delicious smells wafting … Continue reading “The truth behind the first Thanksgiving”

I hate April Fool’s Day

Today is April 1st, also known as April Fool’s Day. It’s the one day a year people who are not particularly all that funny attempt to crack wise by making something up that isn’t true and passing it off as fact. For instance, telling someone they have full-blown AIDS when they don’t. It’s dumb, it’s … Continue reading “I hate April Fool’s Day”

Working at a tech support call center is a lot like being a deep sea diver

Working in a tech support call center is a lot like being a deep sea diver. Sort of. Deep sea divers can only go deep underwater for a certain amount of time, then they must spend time on the surface decompressing. There’s no such thing as a deep sea diver working twelve hours a day, … Continue reading “Working at a tech support call center is a lot like being a deep sea diver”

DirecTv says installer will be here between twelve and four, fails to show up

Up until a month ago, we were DirecTv subscribers. We switched back to Antietam Cable, the local cable TV provider for the Hagerstown area. The price was a bit cheaper, but that wasn’t the driving force behind the desire to switch. I wanted to switch because of the NFL Redzone. With DirecTv, to get the NFL … Continue reading “DirecTv says installer will be here between twelve and four, fails to show up”