Daily Random Sh*t: Fire from the Sky

MVHS classmate, dentist & military veteran posted the above image, which generated the included exchange with my brother below: My response: I’m sure you’ve seen some very dark things that’s convinced you that they should all be wiped out. I recall a story about someone who came to the same conclusion and used a flood to do the deed. Sad that we’re convinced that they are different from us, pure evil, such that fire from the sky is the only solution we can foster. And how fortunate that we won the birth lottery through no effort on our own and … Continue reading Daily Random Sh*t: Fire from the Sky

TLDR: Dealing with a Dead Drobo

TLDR: Dealing with a Dead Drobo I’m spoiled. I buy some piece of tech, I expect it to work, no muss, no fuss. I’ve been doing this long enough to remember how hard it used to be to get anything done to the point where I’m now often unprepared for what to do when tech things don’t work. I posted in my social media feed that my Drobo died and was met with mostly “meh” and some confusion. Like I wrote, I’ve been doing this long enough that I wasn’t too surprise that these were things only a technology geek … Continue reading TLDR: Dealing with a Dead Drobo

Daily Random Sh*t: No More

Daily Random Shit: No More Washington Post article carried one story from the shooting (https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/two-strangers-bond-over-country-music-and-beer-then-the-shots-started/2017/10/03/d5d4541a-a846-11e7-b3aa-c0e2e1d41e38_story.html) Sad. We can make this better, but it won’t be simple and we cannot let those who shout the loudest “win.” What should have led to friendship and connection was brutally killed by a sniper’s bullet and some are going to say that they cannot do anything to stop such things from happening… That’s not leadership. That’s not protecting the citizenry. That’s fear and divisive politics. No more. In a modern American city no one should be able to arm themselves like this is a … Continue reading Daily Random Sh*t: No More

What They Fought For… freedom to Do Better

DailyRandomShit for 2016-07-10: What They Died For… Freedom to Do Better Honor to the brave men and women who have fought and died for the liberties and prosperity we’ve participated in for the past century. Let us not let the powerful fear-mongers destroy what our ancestors fought for. This nation has always been an imperfect union, but we’ve always managed to work together, across great distances, across cultural and ethnic lines, against great odds and conventional wisdom to do the right thing. We still have the capacity to do great good but must also be aware of the great harm … Continue reading What They Fought For… freedom to Do Better