Friday, August 26, 2016

the ZOOK

Short history...
I am not the most organized person you ever met. I left my facebook for about a couple/few months once, and when I got back, a different berry sat in my chair.
Amazingly he had gone to all the schools I went to (and been to all the places I had been, and trust me...that's a heck of a trick) Born in Georgia, moved to California, Japan, Arkansas, Louisiana, Florida, Texas, South Carolina, Germany, Minnesota, Tennessee, and then, for my thirteenth birthday, Indiana. A bit wild (wonder why?)and went to two junior high schools, and four different high schools. Finally joined the Army, went Airborne, became a helicopter crew chief, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, Viet Nam, then a short stay at Fort Bragg again, and Indiana where I went to college at the same university on two different occasions, had two wives (not at the same time) divorced and stayed here for the most part ever since. But this other guy had done the exact same thing, and what's funny is, I never saw him.
(Ask Lee Kennedy if he still has a book called Dancing With Thieves. Great read, that)
Well, in the course of fooling around, I pretended my dog Max had taken over my blogs, and I created a new facebook page for him, and it was just a fling, y'know. Except that later I decided that it made a great nom de plume so I kept it tied together. Made maybe 70-80 friends on facebook. And one day, they wrote me and asked for ID.
Seems they stated they wanted "real people" on their pages, and since I had no ID for Maxwell TDog, they took away my facebook page. Drat the luck, right? First time some hacker from Nigeria took my page, now Mark the "Zook" Zuckerberg took my page.
Could be a blessing, though in the long run, and I'll tell you how.

Or rather, Prince EA will tell you why it was a blessing. Just scroll down to the short video just below here...

Screw the Zook.  I'll just stick with my blogs....but I forgot something...

I have too many.

(I'll muddle by)

One Step Closer to Humanity...Let the Battery Die....

Gratitude Attitude

Sunday, July 3, 2016

je ne sais quoi

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let me just say this. I LIKE cookies. I'm probably eating one right now. If you ask, I'll be glad to share with you, or at the very least, give you a recipe for some great cookies. ALL i ask is that you, in turn, leave a cookie or two if you can spare it (just scotch tape it to the top right hand side of your screen, and when you leave, hopefully I'll get the cookie. Of course, if you go away and the cookies are still on YOUR screen... well, I knew the rules. --if you snooze, you lose-- and I was snoozing. Course, easier would be leave a cookie recipe, too. Wouldn't have to wash the screen from the scotch tape and cookie crumbs)

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I truly have no idea what they are yammering on about, but, there's two ways you can go with this...
#1 At the end of the day, you clear all cookies. It's a pretty good idea because it also closes all of the applications you had going. You push a button or two, and it's like a quickie vacuum job.
#2 You can hide under the tables and chairs and hope the drones don't come. 
Just to give you an idea of how out of the loop I am, the next three words in the following paragraph are wrong.

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Je ne sais quoi... and while I have no idea what,
      it does sound better in French, does it not?
I'm 65 this year. My responsibility is to stay alive.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Rodrigo y Gabriela

If you aren't reading the new story on Polar Diaries (the three splashing naked bodies lower right on the sidebar, here) then you're being WAY too serious. It's the week end.... Enjoy yourselves.