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  • Scott 1:48 am on April 29, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: advertising, new car, satellite radio, unpleasant   

    So I listened to SiriusXM in the new car on the drive home – about four hours worth – and I guess I’m kind of surprised to hear that people pay a monthly subscription for it and still have to listen to ads, too.

    House ads would be one thing, but some of them were really bad, like for ambulance chasers and infomercial-style cleaning supplies. No thanks! 🙁

  • Scott 9:07 pm on April 28, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , road trip, , victory   


  • Scott 8:31 am on April 28, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , stress, , weekend adventures   

    Heading out the door on Van Purchasing Adventure #3 … for the love of car salesmen, please let everything go smoothly this time…

    Palm Beach, here we come!

  • Scott 9:54 pm on April 27, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: envy, marvel, ,   

    Wish I was here right now…

  • Scott 12:27 am on April 26, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , journalism, , patriotism, ,   

    Just finished watching The Post about the publication of The Pentagon Papers in 1971 and am finding it hard to consider a role more patriotic than that of a journalist willing to call out his government when they’ve been deceitful to the American people.

    I particularly liked the quote at the end which is a real quote from one of the Supreme Court justices who tried the case against the New York Times:

    “In the First Amendment the Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to fulfill its essential role in our democracy. The press was to serve the governed, not the governors.” – Hugo Black

  • Scott 1:37 pm on April 25, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: commuting sucks, productivity, ,   

    A 30-minute commute to work costs a person 20 hours a month in lost time.

    That’s six 40-hour work weeks wasted driving back and forth to the office each year!

    Just think of what you could do with an extra month and a half of productive time every year…

  • Scott 1:30 pm on April 24, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. Wayne Gretzky
  • Scott 8:36 pm on April 23, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: caffeine, cravings, ,   

    I really miss soda right now.

  • Scott 4:14 pm on April 23, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: confusing, cows, ,   

    Most Confusing Thing I’ve Said as a Parent Recently…

    (on our way to get ice cream, we pass by some fields where cows graze that the kids like to watch)

    “Maybe on our way we’ll see some cows! You know, ice cream comes from cows.”

  • Scott 4:11 am on April 23, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: geek stuff, oops,   

    Oops – no HTTP/2 today…

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