TV Side View Mode

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This was the scene when I arrived at my friend’s place. Turns out, the TV helps her daughter get sleepy. [ Read More ]

Mother-In-Law’s Weight

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I was busy playing Flappy Bird on my tablet PC when my mother-in-law insisted that she wanted to try our new digital weighing scale. [ Read More ]

LOL– 21st Century Parents

Amelita's Father

One of the best things about being an adult is loving, rather than loathing with extreme embarrassment, the ridiculous things that my parents do (“Ugh Mom stop being so supportive of me!!” “Dad, I don’t need a ride! Jeeze!”). [ Read More ]

The Alarm Call

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Staying at a hotel one night, I arranged for an alarm call at 8:30 AM. At 8:25 the phone rang, and a voice asked if it was I who had ordered the call. [ Read More ]

An Apple Customer Service Rep A Day…

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February 2, 2013— Dear Diary, my wife and better two-thirds, Chocolate Malt Shake, will never ask for directions, but I will ask even if the chance of being lost is small.  She is tech savvy.   Me, not so much. Well, today I was having trouble syncing my contacts between my MacBook Pro and my … [ Read More ]

A Winning Prerecorded Voicemail Greeting

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September 3, 2013 I just had the most wonderful Milkshake Moment courtesy of The Onion’s prerecorded voicemail greeting message.  If you have 26 seconds to spare, call their corporate HQs at 312-751-0503.  Listen to option 7 at the end of the message, and I am confident you too will enjoy a chuckle.  If you’d rather … [ Read More ]

Chocolate Malt Shake, Siri, and Me

February 24, 2013– Dear Diary, When I awoke this morning, Chocolate Malt Shake (CMS), my wife and better two-thirds, was in bed with her iPad.  Over the last week or so, she has been going on and on about how cool one of Apple’s applications, Siri, is.  Some folks describe Siri as a concierge service; … [ Read More ]

Always Right

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When shopping for your next phone case, consider these two. Me and my partner bought one and have never replaced it. [ Read More ]

Voice Mail Fail

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Working from home, my husband needs a professional sounding voice-mail greeting so everyone will know he’s hard at work. [ Read More ]

There’s Nothing on TV

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While working as a customer-service representative for a cable television provider, I took a call from a woman who reported that her cable wasn’t working right. [ Read More ]

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