When I was a kid my mother was against school uniforms.
When I was a kid we emigrated to Australia in a BOAC plane that had to stop three times to refuel.
When I was a kid my parents rented a television for one night. They watched a movie that had something to do with a leaking submarine. Continue reading
Posted in Australia, Education, Elections, Emigration / Immigration, History, Lists, Movies, Society, Technology, Television, Travel, Writing Prompt Responses
Tagged Age, Australia, childhood, history, humor, memories, politics, school, society, technology, television, the '60s, the 1960s, Writing prompt Age
Okay, today’s prompt is too good not to link to yesterday’s post!
Posted in Language, Psychology, Technology, Writing Prompt Responses
Tagged cons, dubious, gullibility, humor, identity theft, Microsoft support, Paypal, Phone scams, scams, writing prompts
And now for something completely different.
Friday morning, when I planned to sleep in and then do some work, I got a call from my Microsoft support company, or so I thought. Continue reading
Posted in Computers, Eating out, Psychology
Tagged cautionary tales, computer service companies, cons, gullibility, humor, money scams, online banking, Paypal, personal information, Phone scams, revenge, scams, telephone scams
Why Trump is bat-shit crazy? Why people love him? No.
Pinterest! Continue reading
Posted in Consumption, Food, Lists, Technology
Tagged consumer information, DIY, ideas, information sharing, Opinion, organization, Pinteerest, products, recipes, technology
The photo challenge this week is Transitions. These are more photos from the same place near the Laura Plantation in Louisiana where I took last week’s photo. I love how nature is taking over this car.
I regularly come across the writing prompt “If you were king…” I usually don’t know where to begin. Or I think of the painfully boring and restrictive life Queen Elizabeth of Britain leads, and then I lose my appetite for being queen. And in any case, America doesn’t have kings or queens.
But wait, America does have tsars! Continue reading
Posted in Employment, Government, Technology
Tagged Government, Opinion, paperwork, student loans, technology, VA, veterans, Veterans' Affairs, volunteering
The daily writing prompt asks what skill I’d like to have in my back pocket.
Well, years ago I saw a truck driver back a semi into a parking space between two other semis, straight as a ruler and with about a foot to spare on both sides. Now that’s clever. Continue reading
Posted in Transportation, Travel
Tagged bucket list, camping, DPchallenge, If I had a hammer, kamperen, parkeren, parking, reizen, Robin Hood, semis, travel, truck driving, vrachtwagens, writing prompts