Category Archive: Completely Off Topic

Jun 19

I quit, sort of…

I quit my job.  I never really thought that after 12 years at Kohli & Kaliher Associates I’d be doing anything else unless I could afford to do beekeeping full time.  But I had a good offer from a company I did some freelance programming work for over the past several years and could …

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Oct 23

Philips Invents the Cardboard DVD

Philips Cardboard DVD

I recently purchased a pack of 15 DVD for use at work. They were Philips 4x DVD+R (I no longer have the model number as the package’s sleeve went strait in the trash). It contained 15 ordinary looking DVDs and one ordinary looking cardboard disk (pictured to the right). However on closer inspection the …

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Sep 25

Minimum Wage, Why make it so complex?

It has been a quite some time since I was directly affected by minimum wage. The last time I had a minimum wage job, or one based on minimum wage, was when I worked in the computer labs of the University of Toledo. It helped pay the room, board and tuition, but was far …

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Sep 13

Snakes on a Plane, Bees on a Bike….

Bees on a Bike

The TV add for the movie really didn’t interest me at all. But I must say I was pretty much lost after hearing the title of the movie. I suppose some would find even the metion of a snake scary, but it really doesn’t intrigue me at all. Plus the title doesn’t seem to leave …

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