Last Tuesday, sometime in the late afternoon, the Feeding on Folly site went down. A light within the blogging universe was extinguished. Did you sense it? Alas, it was a dark day, my friends. A dark three days, to be exact. Our Feeding on Folly Lady was not seen again until late Friday evening, when… Read More Like a phoenix, we rise from the ashes! aka: surviving blog failure
As I said last week, I’m on vacation now and as such, wasn’t sure I’d be posting this week. But the responses from my birthday poll (if you haven’t taken it yet, get to it), made me think of the time I celebrated those of us who don’t enjoy celebrations. It’s one of my favorites… Read More Welcome to Our Church of Holy Introversion
You may remember Worm from our post a couple weeks ago: a high school teacher with a reputation as a scavenger. I mentioned there was a shady incident involving him and the water cooler. Prepare yourself. Here it is in all its gory detail. Act 1 Scene: Break room of a suburban high school. Near… Read More The Secretary, the Worm, & the water cooler: A morality tale in three acts
I didn’t post last Wednesday. Did you notice? Okay, tell the truth. Do you even know I post on Wednesdays? Yeah. That’s what I thought. Well, I do. Usually. This time I didn’t on account of computer problems. Don’t get me wrong, I have access to working computers. My problems were… okay, here’s the thing:… Read More Laptops, Ads, & Being Controlled by Two Dudes With a Podcast
The other day I was in Costco buying dog food. Heck of a deal, 24 cans for $19.99. That’s less than a dollar a can — 83¢ to be exact — for good quality dog food. This is smart shopping in action, folks. Since it was just the one item, I didn’t bother with a… Read More Cash, Credit, or… Does Anyone Still Write Checks?