And The Calender Indexes Again


Posted on : 12/31/2011 02:56:00 PM | By : Dann | In : ,

Happiest of New Years to my regular readers.  If we can get another one they we can take a shot at playing Euchre.

As a parting gift, I am going to point you toward John Scalzi's blog and invite you to view some photos he shot nearby.  "Nearby" being a relative term southern Michigan is close to Ohio.  This is the beauty of the mid-west.

Sunsets to close the old year.

And a sunrise to welcome the new.

All the best to you all in the coming year.

The Feeding Frenzy


Posted on : 12/30/2011 08:10:00 AM | By : Dann | In : , ,

Periodically, some marketeer will do something so confoundedly stupid that it simply must be passed on.  Telling a customer to put on his "big boy pants" qualifies.

Meet Paul Christoforo.

[update 6-22-2016]

Well the internet breaks every once in a while.  Those links are dead.

But here are a couple about the marketing faux pas that occurred.  Also, here is a link to the follow on from the company that made the game controller being marketed.  They didn't do anything wrong, but it's a nice bit of closure for their customers nonetheless.