Take your upsells and **** them!

Shove your “up-selling,” “cross-selling” or whatever else the fuck you call the endless spam. All you do is piss me off and make me want to find an alternative. Not every customer can be up-sold. Some just want a simple product to do a single thing. Leave us the fuck alone.

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Lessons from the top of a snowy hill

Things are rather treacherous out there. In my neighborhood, we have new-fallen (unplowed) snow, on top of wet (now frozen) fallen, partly-decayed, slippery leaves that were never swept or cleaned up because nobody seems to deal with those here either.

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How I became “glue”

As has often been the case in my life, I was in a category of people who were not supposed to exist. I was that “Type II misfit.” How I got there is the story.

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It’s not coming back

In 1945, some still expected the world to go back to familiar pre-crisis reality. They would be disappointed, as will those who are waiting for “the good old days” today.

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