Local Community Christmas Tree Recently Named Ugliest In Small Town America

2 December 2018 Humor & Satire

Dateline: Ephrata, Pennsylvania A local community Christmas tree was recently named the ugliest Christmas tree in small town America, thanks to its incomplete decoration which resulted in the evergreen having only half its lights. The announcement was made on social media via Facebook, and quickly garnered 1.5 million likes.

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Quick & Easy Paleo Bok Choy Soup

26 November 2018 Paleo Lifestyle

I had some Bok Choy sitting in the fridge that I never got to stir fry for dinner, and I didn’t want to waste this peppery vegetable. So since I’ve always wanted to try a Bok Choy soup, I whipped this recipe together from scratch and some quick cooking wits. Pretty good, and fine for […]

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Thousand Oaks CA Mass Shooting: “We Have To Do Something About Hate” and Why That Is Problematical

8 November 2018 Op-Ed

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 […]

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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

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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