Author Archives: Glenn

Installing TextExpander on OS X Mavericks

For a while I had been hearing about TextExpander. Recently, after listening to the Mac Power Users episode on TextExpander, I decided to take the plunge and make the purchase. The iOS version installed and worked flawlessly with other applications, such as Drafts. However, installing and getting TextExpander to work on OS X was a […]

Rainbow Over Lake Huron

I’m finally getting around to going through the photos from our road trip last summer. At the point furthest north in our trip, in St Ignace, MI, we were greeted with this rainbow over Lake Huron. As it was forming, there were no other photographers around. By the time anyone got there, it was already […]

Hey, Your Shoes Stink!

My favorite phrase lately has been: Don’t walk out into a pasture, step in cow poop, and then blame others because they say your shoes stink. I know, you’re saying, “Huh?” Well, let me explain. We were raised to learn that actions have consequences. In other words, if you did something wrong, you accepted responsibility […]

Lend Me A Child

With the tragic events that have occurred recently, I think these words from a my mother say it better than I ever could:     Watching the events of this past week unfold, w/the grieving parents of those killed in the Boston race and the Newtown parents who went to D.C. to lobby Senators I […]

And The Most Annoying Software Company Is …

… Adobe!! Yes, I am claiming that they are the most annoying.  Not only is their software constantly filled with zero-day security vulnerabilities, but their policies are just plain wrong.  It seems that every time I install or update an Adobe product, their install violates Microsoft Windows guidelines. I’ll give two examples: Reader and Flash […]

Things You Would Love To Say At Work

I don’t know what your problem is, but I’ll be it’s hard to pronounce. How about never? Is that good for you? I see you’ve set aside this special time to humiliate yourself in public. I’m really easy to get along with once you people learn to see it my way. I’ll try being nicer […]

Southern Home Security System

How To Install A Southern Home Security System Go to Goodwill and buy a pair of size 14 -16 men’s work boots. Place them on your front porch, along with a copy of Guns & Ammo Magazine. Put four giant dog dishes next to the boots and magazines. Leave a note on your door that […]