During a press conference this morning about last night’s mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean was reported to have said (sic), “We have to do something about hate.” Well, we’ve tried legislation to curb, prevent, and outlaw hate related crimes. How’s that working out? It has only made people scared and paranoid that they may be “hating” another person by offending them simply because they hold a different or opposing opinion.

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A Visit to Double Decker Records in Allentown PA: A Treasure Hunt for Vinyl Collectors

25 August 2018 Entertainment

So I visited Double Decker Records in Allentown today for the first time. For me, it’s a two hour and forty minute round trip to get there, but “somewhat” worth the time. I liked the place, and bought some vinyl and cassettes. Some observations then from my visit. First, the staff that I spoke to […]

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Don’t Get Fooled Again: Fake Identities, False Friends, and Online Safety in the Age of Social Media

13 May 2018 Internet & Social Media Safety & Security

You know that old saying, “If it’s too good to be true, it probably isn’t.” When it comes to false friends or identities with absent, spurious, or fake credentials, the same proverb applies to social media, notably Facebook. “If the account identity cannot be verified, it probably isn’t for real.” There are many people who […]

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Paleo Italian Sausage And Spinach Soup: Easy to Make and Delicious

8 December 2017 Paleo Lifestyle

This is my reinterpretation of the Damndelicious.com recipe for Slow Cooker Sausage, Spinach, and White Bean Soup to make it fit the Paleo diet and adjust to my wife’s food intolerance . The smoked Anduouille sausage had to go because it’s a severely over-processed food. I replaced it with a minimally processed sweet Italian pork […]

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Paleo Chicken Chili: Easy to Make and Delicious

28 November 2017 Paleo Lifestyle

This is a Paleo modification of my first Chicken Chili recipe, still accommodating my wife’s food intolerance. The original recipe included the cream cheese, beans, and corn, which were immediately dropped my first version. Instead I added fresh green and red peppers, bumped up the chicken to a pound and a half, doubled the green chilies […]

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