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Category Archives: rant

Banks for Nothing.

I found out that I had some stock dividend cheques that I had never cashed from 2001.  The company re-issued me a cheque for all outstanding non-cashed cheques ($20.60). In the process they put a hold on my current dividend … Continue reading

February 12, 2010 bank, General, rant

Annoying Flashing Social Media Content icons are getting worse

Maybe it is just because I am in tuned to it now, but I noticed another website, which I read regularly, started flashing their social content icons. Very annoying.

December 15, 2009 General, rant, social networking, websites

Annoying Blinking Icon

The New York Times, has added a flashing “social share” icon to all of their news pages.  Very annoying when you are trying to read something. It seems the advent of a clean web 2.0 content driven WWW is falling … Continue reading

November 19, 2009 General, New York Times, rant, Web 2.0, websites

Culture Smulture

We had a visitor from Switzerland come to dinner at Mom’s last week, and after a few drinks, the conversation came around to culture.  Now, I know that I am barred from talking about religion, politics and something else at … Continue reading

November 16, 2009 culture, General, rant

Always consider the environment

Have you ever seen an email that ends in something like this? OR Please consider the environment before printing this email. This message, including any attached documents, is intended for the addressees only. It may contain information that is confidential, … Continue reading

November 5, 2009 emails, evironment, General, rant

First Rant

What is the point of having a blog if you aren’t going to rant.  Sure I want to put some bridge hands on here, but I haven’t played bridge in awhile, so it makes it hard. While at the mall … Continue reading

September 4, 2009 apple, General, personal, rant, sony