General

The Ten Cannots

You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.  You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot help little men by tearing down big men. You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.  You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot establish sound security on borrowed money. You cannot further the […]

The Serenity Prayer

God grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can; And wisdom to know the difference.

Mark Twain’s Top 9 Tips for Living A Good Life

  You may know Samuel Langhorne Clemens also known as Mark Twain, for his very popular books like Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He was a writer, a humorist, a satirist and a lecturer. Mark Twain is known for his many – and often funny – quotes such as:

1U, 2U, 3U Rack Mount Heights – Just What Are “U” Talking About?

Just what does the “U” mean when talking about rack equipment? As you can see from my Ham Radio console, it is setup using rack mount cabinets. I am using the older rack cabinets that use round holes instead of the newer ‘rectangle” holes. But, whichever style cabinet you are using, the equipment that mounts in there will be pretty much […]

Oklahoma Weatherman Mike Morgan Criticized

I’m sure that being vilified, criticized, and being called irresponsible was the last thing Mike Morgan, Chief Meteorologist for television station KFOR in Oklahoma City, thought of as he was picking out his tie for the days series of broadcasts on that fateful Friday May 31st, 2013. I’m sure, in his mind, he was keenly aware that the stage was […]

xSpammers – Ugh!

Yeah…   And I’m not talking about those who eat the potted meat products either. I looked at my email today and noticed that I got an email from me, with the subject of: “Red.” Weird, I don’t remember sending an email to me at all. And if I had, I would have sent myself something WAY more fun than that […]

New Vehicle For Ray

I have had a normal sedan for quite some time. Before that, I had a sporty Mazda MX-3. And, before that I had a 1984 Silver Pontiac Fiero. but now I’m starting to feel that a small pickup with room to seat 5-6 people and a really short bed would be perfect for me now. The small bed would allow […]