Recently at work I found this email in my spam folder. It was such a delight, I simply had to share it with you. I’m giving it to you intact, exactly as it came to me. Before you read it, I just want to point out how visually stunning this email is. With its random… Read More Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
For those of us residing in WordPress Land, an exciting new development has been afoot. That being, the sudden increase in email followers subscribing to our sites, all using highly suspicious Outlook.com addresses. Addresses such as firstname.lastname@example.org, or, whyisitsodifficulttowriteacoherentemail@outlook, etc. The discussion on said topic has been riveting. Full disclosure: I myself was pleased when… Read More To My Recent Outlook.com Subscriber, Alex: Your Comments Have Been Noted
In the festive month of December, when holiday cheer filled the air, the high school office workers chatted happily and spoke of their plans for the coming break: a flight to Chicago, another to California, still another to Oregon. But one worker, the quiet one in the corner, what plans did she tell? Nary a… Read More A Thank You Gift From Larry: A True Story of Honest Work, Grateful Emails, and Tea
Breaking news y’all! As an update to my previous post on Gmail’s Covert Spy, Google recently announced they will no longer be reading your emails in order to send you targeted ads. Read their blog post here. An excerpt: Consumer Gmail content will not be used or scanned for any ads personalization after this change.… Read More Gmail Spy Thwarted!
I’ve known for a long time they were monitoring my emails. It started a few years back when my sister and I were exchanging updates on our ongoing projects. She sent me a picture of a blanket she knitted for her grandson. There, on the side of the screen next to her note, was an… Read More Gmail is Watching You
So I’ve been doing some cleaning around the ol’ blog – not sure if you noticed? New theme, upgraded account, no ads (you’re welcome), clearing out some dead links. Just kind of sprucing things up a bit. Not to brag – well, maybe I’m bragging a little – but I wasn’t at all worried about… Read More IT Support: I Bow Before You
I have a dilemma. Maybe you can help me. About two years ago, I started getting another woman’s emails. Not all of them, of course. Just a few, and only from time to time. You see, she has my same name, identical spelling, and she clearly was intent on having her full name as her… Read More Faced With Such Temptation, What Would You Do?