I created this COVID-19 meme based on Peanuts. Please feel free to share it.

I created this COVID-19 meme based on Peanuts. Please feel free to share it.

You can see a larger version at https://imgflip.com/i/3vx2kt

April 9, 2020. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . COVID-19, Health care, Holidays, Humor, Television. Leave a comment.

Brach’s new “Heart 2 Heart” candy is horrible!

Below are two images. Although they look very similar, they are for two completely different products.

The first image is the regular kind of Brach’s tiny conversation hearts Valentine’s Day candy. I really like these a lot, and have been enjoying them for years.

The second image is Brach’s new “Heart 2 Heart” tiny conversation hearts. These are horrible. The have close to zero flavor. It’s not that they taste bad – it’s that they barely have any taste, period.

I bought the bad kind because I didn’t know how horrible they were.  I mistakenly thought the only difference was that there was a message on both sides instead of just one side. I won’t make that mistake again.

I have since cleansed by palette with the good kind.

(Images from here and here.)

 

January 15, 2020. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Food, Holidays. Leave a comment.

I am thankful for being a middle class person today instead of the richest person in the world 200 years ago

I am thankful for being a middle class person today instead of the richest person in the world 200 years ago.

I can have a real time conversation with someone who is 1,000 miles away.

I have light bulbs.

I can get from New York to California in hours instead of weeks.

Antibiotics will save my life if I step on a rock and cut my foot.

I don’t have to worry about getting smallpox, measles, or polio.

I can eat ice cream in July, without having to hire an expedition to climb a mountain to bring back ice.

I could buy an air conditioner if I wanted one (although I don’t actually have or want one. I live in Pittsburgh, and don’t think it’s necessary). But think about being a rich person living in Atlanta in July before air conditioning was invented – that would have sucked.

I can listen to just about any music, watch just about any movie, or watch just about any episode of just about any TV show, whenever I want.

My access to information online is bigger than any library that the richest person owned in the past.

I have a flush toilet.

I can take a hot shower whenever I want.

I don’t have to worry about my drinking water being infected with deadly bacteria or parasites.

My clothing is more comfortable than any that existed in the past.

I have zero problem with the fact that there are some people today who have thousands of times as much money as me.

I am grateful for what I do have. I am not resentful for the fact that other people have way more money than me.

November 22, 2017. Tags: , , , , . Economics, Holidays. Leave a comment.

Silent Night by Chewbacca

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vd79mpzBnJ4

December 22, 2016. Tags: , , , , , , , , , . Holidays, Humor, Music, Star Wars. Leave a comment.

Video shows Yale student freaking out and yelling profanity at professor who said students have a right to dress up for Halloween

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IEFD_JVYd0

 

November 7, 2015. Tags: , , , , , , , , . Education, Holidays, Political correctness. Leave a comment.