Don’t you hate it when you finally get something you have wanted and needed for a very long time, then suddenly the reason you needed the thing goes away? That sums up today’s Sparky Adventure. Rather like The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry. Except with less deep feeling and intelligence. Continue reading
Our very own CapnMac is a sailing man brave and sure. That’s why his submission of Sparky’s boats is so very amusing. Sadly, I don’t think we can fit many more sandboxes into the lounge. Continue reading
Appliances are just the worst thing ever invented. You can’t live without them any longer. But when they stop working, what do you do? You have to go buy a new one and hope the delivery service will haul away your trash. Continue reading
Classic and vintage items show up on Craigslist way more than you would think they should. Because, really, if you have a classic item for sale, wouldn’t you take it somewhere to get the best price, like an auction house or a pawn shop? Continue reading
Chairman: Members of the Board, we have before us a motion to switch to metric and make it the standard of measurements for all works and tools developed by our institution. Discussion? Continue reading
These days, to get a decent education, a young person must go deeply into debt. There’s lots of time to pay the debt back, as long as you get a good job using that expensive degree. That being the problem, as by the time you finish school, your field will be obsolete. No job, no way to pay back the student loans.
Friends, I know times are hard. I know that when you look out your window and see nothing but snow, and it’s almost summer, I know that you feel sad. You feel low. You think, why did I buy that old boat, anyway? You think, why did I add the fish finder when I hate to fish? Continue reading