Category: randomobservations

  • Less than Perfection

    TX blogger Robert complains about being paralyzed by his ongoing computer problems.

  • Reading the World

    "Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock." -Ben Hecht

  • Dating Tips from the Pros (but not from me!)

    Sometimes I read sites with dating tips. I always find them fascinating.  One subtext of these male-centered sites is that it is ok for a man to hook up with strangers once in a while. It’s a necessary part of growing up (so the argument goes).   Once you lose your naiveté about romance and detach…

  • I confess

    I confess. I frequently use google as my spellchecker.  Case in point: prevalant (486,000)  vs. prevalent (27,900,000).  Will there ever come a time when the number of misspellings of a word will outnumber the  number of correct spellings? If that happens, can we properly call one variant a misspelling?