Tag Archive: rant

Censorship

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  I read that two WordPress blogs were taken down because someone in Pakistan complained. https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2019/05/17/wordpress-com-blacklists-blogs-critical-of-islam/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=daily&utm_content=links&utm_campaign=20190517 EXCERPT:  “A few weeks ago Twitter Legal notified us that this tweet violated Pakistan’s (sharia) laws. @WordPress… Continue reading

Unsolicited

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  During this week, unable to talk due to laryngitis, I have had so many calls from various “unknown” numbers — or names I don’t recognize — that I’ve wanted to pull the… Continue reading

Just another way to make money.

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I received a call around 9:30am For most people, that’s a ho-hum moment.  For someone who has been coughing all night and FINALLY got to sleep, it’s more like road rage. True, I… Continue reading

And the Incompetence continues

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The continuing saga of, “Not my monkeys, not my circus, so how did I end up in their cage?” If this is the future of on-line customer service, I’m doing all my shopping… Continue reading

This is what incompetence looks like

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How to “owe’ $4.74 on a purchase that you never received: An email message from Comenity Capital Bank regarding my Haband Credit Card account said I owed over $15.00 and my payment was… Continue reading

Rant : Tired

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Ever get to that point in life…where you’re just flat-out, been-through-ther-ringer…TIRED?  Tired of cats drinking water out of your cup while you type on a substandard keyboard that makes your fingers cramp? Tired… Continue reading

Intermission

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Did you know that epic movies — the ones made decades ago — had an intermission? When “Titanic” circulated the theaters, my daughter and I sat through the entire thing.  At the end… Continue reading

Words to eat by

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I tell people, “Never give up.” I’d eat those words, but I’m just too stubborn to give up.    Actually, I’d eat just about anything edible right now, if I could. My definition… Continue reading

The occasional poet’s obligatory poetry rant

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The occasional poet has taken a hiatus for a few months. Between NaNoWriMo and my day job I concentrated on 50,000 words in the month of November. For the past 4 months, my… Continue reading

Today’s rant: Mid-life crisis

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Many times in my blog, I’ve cited one painful fact:  When I turned 25, I was quite mature…for a 13 year old. When I turned 40, I believed I looked 20 and was… Continue reading