My Version of Fantasy Football

My Version of Fantasy Football

Some of my friends are starting a fantasy football league. I haven't played for a few years, so I'm thinking about getting back in the game so to speak. This means that I will be the coach, GM, and owner of a virtual football team. This virtual "team" will consist of...

When a Call is Just a Call

When a Call is Just a Call

Yesterday, I had a call scheduled at 2:00 PM. Just a few minutes before 2, the person emailed me in a panic, wanting to know where the Zoom link was. After a year of working from home, the whole world is conditioned to think that a "call" means a video meeting. He...

Somebody Wants to Blackmail Me

Somebody Wants to Blackmail Me

I suppose it was inevitable. I've heard about these blackmail emails that people have been getting. Someone emails you and claims they have control of your computer and if you don't send them money to their Bitcoin wallet, they are going to spill your private life all...

UFOs and Parachute Pants

UFOs and Parachute Pants

There has been a lot of talk about UFOs in the news this past week, due to the release of previously classified information by the U.S. Government. It has people sharing all kinds of crazy ideas. Including me. I have a theory about this release. It might sound like a...

Please Continue to Hold

Please Continue to Hold

The phrase, "all representatives are busy. Please continue to hold" is stuck in my brain. So is a relentlessly cheerful/uplifting song that's being played on a loop through my phone's speakers. As I write this, I've been on hold with the IRS for just a few minutes shy...

The Return of the Bad Luck Fairy

The Return of the Bad Luck Fairy

Once upon a time, our youngest child told us that the Bad Luck Fairy was following him around that particular week. I told him I could sympathize. That same week our dog was rolling around in poo (2 baths in 2 days) and making his own piles in the house. Meanwhile, we...