You know people can really suck. And life can be a real jerk. No spoilers there. So it sure is nice to be reminded sometimes that there are good people in the world… … Continue readingTearjerker of the day and a reminder that sometimes people don’t suck…
More and more we are a world of haves and have nots. … Continue readingHaves and Have Nots…a Rant
Sung to Don McLean’s “American Pie” this was written and produced in a single day by L. McDuff (pen name). … Continue readingThe Year the Media Died: “Mad Avenue Blues”
The things I thought I could count on were not there anymore. They were replaced by uncertainty. Would my mother be able to beat this illness? Would I be able to find a job? Would we be able to stay ahead of the bills. Would there be enough freelance to make ends meet or would things dry up. Without stability in my life I had become a nervous nelly. … Continue readingWhich Way Now?
Dreamed up by Scott Amron of Amron Experimental, Inc. it is one of those simple, yet brilliant, ideas that I adore. Take old soda, water and beer bottles clean them up and put new liquid soap and cleaning products into them and you have New Soap Old Bottle. … Continue readingBrilliant! New Soap Old Bottle
I am a bit of a packaging whore. I tend to notice packaging and I am not ashamed to admit I will readily buy something based on packaging alone (although I am happy to say I will not continue to buy it if the product doesn’t measure up). … Continue readingStore Brand a Real Value: Guaranteed Value FTW!
I do have to step back and separate this from the current economic crisis and realize that the demise of the print newspaper may be inevitable. After all as we become an increasingly digitized society information that is changing by the moment does indeed lend itself to the medium. But there is still an in depth reporting and insight, a richness, to the printed newspaper that I don’t believe you will ever get online. Not to mention the importance of locally relevant stories. … Continue readingIs time running out? The Demise of the Newspaper