Category Archive: Random Thoughts and Opinions

May 02 2014

Inspirational Writing Motivation Quote on a Coffee Cup

inspirational writing motivation on a coffee cup

Mar 31 2014

Divergent Diverges

The movie was pretty good. The real question is: how did it stack up to the book. Not as good. Did it diverge? Well… no one loses an eye.   How do the relationships hold up? A bit under explained. The way Al seemed to feel about Tris in the book doesn’t get enough screen …

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Aug 15 2013

crash

Just a reminder of how well people drove before they had mobile phones and texting.

Jun 24 2013

Hashtag conversations

I mentioned how I feel about these last month. (See post Married with Hashtag) Now it is in the news! “Hashtags are an interesting cultural meme,” says Jonah Berger, author of ‘Contagious: Why Things Catch On’ and a marketing professor at the University of Pennsylvania. “They started as a way for people to find a particular …

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May 19 2013

Two topics

Here are two things which are on my mind right now. 1- There are a ton of diet sites on the web. Most of them suggest a food diary where you need to figure out what you ate and how much of it you ate. There are a ton of people who take pictures of …

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Mar 19 2013

My Unpopular View

Can it be considered Muslim lit if a Christian wrote it? Can it be filed under young adult if a senior citizen wrote it? Can it be Hispanic lit if an Asian wrote it? Can it be classified as homosexual romance if a heterosexual wrote it? Can it be special needs lit if someone without …

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Feb 06 2013

A note about captcha word verification

UPDATE April 24, 2014 As Quick Blogcast is shutting down, this post is no longer relevant. I asked last year if the captcha feature could be turned off. The answer I was given by the web-host was no. This answer still holds true. Someone else has asked in the support forums, and also got an …

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Jan 07 2013

Pet Peeve 1 What time is it

I am going to take a moment to vent a frustration I have. As some people do not know, there are multiple timezones in the world. It may be Monday where you are, but still be Sunday where someone else is. THAT’S RIGHT FOLKS! Some of us are in the past. I just felt that …

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Aug 25 2012

A View On The Lance Armstrong Enough Is Enough Debate

            There’s the suggestion Lance opted not to engage in this merciless battle because he is guilty. One might wonder, if the decision not to fight endlessly really was an admission of guilt, why did he not say, “Yes, I did all these things,” instead of leaving the world with an …

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