Daily Random Sh*t: No More

Daily Random Shit: No More Washington Post article carried one story from the shooting (https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/two-strangers-bond-over-country-music-and-beer-then-the-shots-started/2017/10/03/d5d4541a-a846-11e7-b3aa-c0e2e1d41e38_story.html) Sad. We can make this better, but it won’t be simple and we cannot let those who shout the loudest “win.” What should have led to friendship and connection was brutally killed by a sniper’s bullet and some are going to say that they cannot do anything to stop such … Continue reading Daily Random Sh*t: No More

Daily Random Sh*t: Grow Up 45, said my conservative friend

My conservative friend, Reo, posted the above comment. My response comment: I agree (with the a Trump part). The quality of the character of the person doing this job is rather important. He does not seem to be up to the task. It’s interesting to demand that a 70-year-old grow up and act presidential. All the presidents make mistakes, especially in the beginning, but this … Continue reading Daily Random Sh*t: Grow Up 45, said my conservative friend

GITS: White Wash, Rotten Tomatoes & Apparent Impossible Expectations

Do you like Scarlett Johansson as a kick-ass leader of a anti-terrorism police unit? Are you a fan of the iconic Ghost in the Shell anime movies and/or TV series? If either of the two or both are true, please go see the new live-action version of GITS before pontificating on white-washing or the movie’s apparent soullessness. After the failure of the 2010 live-action translation … Continue reading GITS: White Wash, Rotten Tomatoes & Apparent Impossible Expectations

Daily Random Sh*t: Hurt Him Where He’s Most Vulnerable #BlockTrump

In the end, one powerful way to deal with a bully is to shut down his ability to get under your skin. After the election, while listening to former Fox News personality, Megyn Kelly talk to PBS’s Fresh Air host, Terry Gross, about how Trump bullied her using Twitter and inspiring his “Twitter Army” to invade her life, some literally showing up at her home … Continue reading Daily Random Sh*t: Hurt Him Where He’s Most Vulnerable #BlockTrump

Meaning v Things

DailyRandomShit for 2016-09-03: Meaning v Things Someone posted a lovely post purporting to have been written by Steve Jobs. Alas, it was not actually written by Steve Jobs per Snopes.com (http://www.snopes.com/steve-jobs-deathbed-speech/). We don’t need the death-bed conversion of a tech icon to understand that things don’t replace meaning. The struggle for all of us is to live and do the things we believe are meaningful … Continue reading Meaning v Things

What They Fought For… freedom to Do Better

DailyRandomShit for 2016-07-10: What They Died For… Freedom to Do Better Honor to the brave men and women who have fought and died for the liberties and prosperity we’ve participated in for the past century. Let us not let the powerful fear-mongers destroy what our ancestors fought for. This nation has always been an imperfect union, but we’ve always managed to work together, across great … Continue reading What They Fought For… freedom to Do Better