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 or  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 and CreateSpace. You can find it here: Gloria

Friday, December 16, 2016

A Better Computer, Inc., blog now at

Go to 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.)

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

750 Words - Day 2

...43 days later...

Yep.  I did 750-Words for one day.  An interesting exercise, though. Day 1 should be the next entry.

Monday, August 8, 2016

750 Words - Day 1

I’ve just discovered a web site that talks about DAILY writing, with a goal of 750 words. The site cites 250 words as the count for a single page – ergo I’m supposed to write 3 pages a day. That sounds like a serious challenge. Right now I’m just going a pure word count: I’ve just passed 50 words!

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: 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 articulated 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."