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Dreams

I have weird dreams sometimes. Like recently I dreamed I was in a movie with a…

Movie Review: Greenland

  Last week I watched the movie Greenland.  In the movie, a comet named “Clarke” is…

5G Update

 A while back I tested Verizon 5G speeds and was surprised how fast they were. Come…

Progress 2

Hunting Mastodons  I’ve written about progress before. But that was from the 1970s to now. But…

iPhone Night Mode

Night mode on iPhone cameras came out with the iPhone 11. I didn’t own an 11…

Car Logo Ovals

The other day I was sitting behind a Subaru at a stoplight. I started looking at…

Outdoors

 I’m not an outdoors person. Short reason is that outdoors is “sunburn and allergies.” I have…

5G Speed Test

Welcome to 2021. Let’s hope this year is better. Now, on with the show.  I was…

Hubris

  (Wow, there are five Thursdays in this December!) (And it’s New Years Eve, too.) I…

Evil Cats

Lily It’s Christmas Eve! Merry Christmas, everyone. Now, on with the show… Cats used to be…

The Huskies’ Season is Probably Over

The Washington State Huskies have the best record (at 3-1) in the Pac-12 North. But they…

Bad Brain Chemistry Few Days

I make no secret that I have a mental illness. I’m not ashamed that I am…

Blogging is Hard

  I’ve posted over 1,100 blogs on this… blog. Not sure where I came up with…

Cyber Monday Sale

The Amazing Holiday $0.99 Book Sale Going on now at the blog of Hans G. Schantz. Celebrate…

Automatic Driving

No, this isn’t about autonomous cars. It’s about… me. A while back I was on a…

Netflix Disc Service

You may not realize this, but Netflix still does disc service where they send you a…

Pac-12 Football Starts this Weekend

The Pac-12 finally decided to allow there to be a shortened fall football season. It’s a…

What Speed Limits?

I drive a lot of interstate highways. If I go to Seattle or Spokane, it’s all…

Tesla Plaid

I’m not a big fan of electric cars (EVs) basically because of “range anxiety” (worry you…

The Urloitian Spheres

Now available: Chumba of the Intelligence Corps Book 3: The Urloitian Spheres. Intrigue surrounds the Core…

Speed Limit Changes

In order to get out of the house at least once a day, I go to…

The Three Species War

Now Available: Chumba of the Intelligence Corps Book 2: The Three Species War. War envelops the…

I Don’t Like the Borg Queen

I know, I’m not supposed to like the Borg Queen. She’s a villain. But that’s not…

Radio Interview

Today at 4:00 PM EDT (1:00 PM PDT) I will be on “Anything Goes” with Bennet Pomerantz.…

Damn My Luck

If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all. Here is the saga…