Thursday, May 11, 2017

Robots, Journalism & Writing | Updated 3/7, 3/22, 4/6, And 6/1

In his article The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First, CEO Shelly Palmer puts Journalists & Authors 3rd on the list of occupations in jeopardy! He wrote:

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

A Stent in Time Saves...Me?

{Groan: a trite title} ~ A Purely Personal Post ~

Yesterday I had a "procedure" that is both life changing and life saving: I had a cardiac catheterization that ended with a stent inserted into an artery on the surface of my heart.

I'm still processing it in my mind.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

"Runway" Cash Flow ?!

I've learned a new term after many years of being involved in business start-ups: ~~ "Runway" ~~ It is a measure of how long a new business venture can last with the existing cash on hand.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Fiction Workshop class at St. Pete College

I was invited to talk to Professor Johnson's Fiction Workshop class at the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College. This article is for those students...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Writing for CreateSpace

Create Space makes self-publishing really easy. I've released 3 books, have 2 in progress, and ideas for several more. And I'll help you with yours...

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Bayshore Townhomes new Board of Directors

Our Homeowner's Association voted in a new board in October, 2016.

They suddenly became very secretive... They made a major decision without an official Board meeting.

Friday, January 6, 2017

"A Kentucky Schoolteacher's Doggerel"

This is a book that's coming soon!  It's a re-release of my Grandfather's poetry!

Visit www.KentuckySchoolteacher.pw or www.Doggerel.pw  for a quick preview...

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Price Change: Gloria Jaggers Autobiography

I helped my mother publish her autobiography in 2010. The price is now $9.95, and is available from Amazon.com and CreateSpace. You can find it here: Gloria Jaggers.com

Friday, December 16, 2016

A Better Computer, Inc., blog is now at www.ABCInc.biz

Go to  www.ABCInc.biz to find my blog for A Better Computer, Inc.

The comments used to here, but they moved in December, 2016.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Maturity & Me

I thought this video was hilarious because it was so much over the top:
(The acting is as bad as the guy is clueless.)

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Overcoming Parkinson's Law

I'm still fighting with Parkinson's Law, but this time from the other side. (You can revisit my first post about Parkinson's Law here: http://www.jaggers.pw/2015/08/my-personal-bane-parkinsons-law.html or you can poke around the "August" Archives on the right.)

My days are filling up, but my mind/body is still operating in slow-mode.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

My Personal Bane: Parkinson's Law

Remember Murphy's Law?

Early in 2015 I attended a SCORE seminar presented by Larry Hunt. He introduced the audience to Parkinson's LawWork slows down to fill up the time available.

Google showed me that Parkinson's Law was first described in 1955 in an essay in The Economist.  It opened with a simple story.  It goes like this: "It is a commonplace observation that work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. Thus, an elderly lady of leisure can spend the entire day in writing and dispatching a postcard to her niece."