childhood, family, inspirational, Instructional, love, motherhood

To my Daughter, on the Occasion of her 17th Birthday,

I don’t anticipate that you will read this, or understand. Actually, in some ways I hope you never understand. It’s difficult, to tell you what you need to know, since you are so distant now. Perhaps I should have said more, sooner, but your childhood was precious to me, and I did not desire to… Read More To my Daughter, on the Occasion of her 17th Birthday,

Curmudgeon's Corner, family, Instructional, parenting

Fisking 27 Ways to be a Modern Man

Written by Sanford Begley I’ve never fisked anything before, this much stupid annoyed me into doing it. For those of you who wish to see the original idiocy. No need really, I’ll be copying each point here before replying. His points will be in normal font, I’ll bold my replies. 1. When the modern man… Read More Fisking 27 Ways to be a Modern Man

Books, Computing, Instructional

3 Easy Steps to Load a Book on Your Kindle

We’ve all been there. This new piece of technology, so shiny, and new, and confusing… what’s more, Kindles don’t really come with a user manual. The First Reader just got a new Paperwhite (touchscreen e-ink ereader, pretty nifty, really) and all it came with was a fairly useless guide on basically how to turn it… Read More 3 Easy Steps to Load a Book on Your Kindle