Jan 112018
 

Today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Check out the North Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force, as well as our Twitter page. I’m optimistic that last week’s “adventure” with being hacked is over. I’m not going to be particularly specific about what happened because I’m a little paranoid about drawing new attention. I will say that: […]

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Dec 212017
 

When I got home from work last night, I turned the air conditioner on. Today is the first day of winter. Snow is semi-plausibly forecast for ten days from now. It used to please me when the days started getting longer again. Now I’m ambivalent about it at best. I used to dislike winter a […]

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Dec 072017
 

Well, I wish our first genuinely cold Saturday was full of football, but no matter. I’m still going to make chili, and we’re still going to have a fire. The worst commercials of the 21st century are the “some people still like cable, just like some people like…” Direct TV commercials. They are deeply unfunny, […]

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Nov 302017
 

There are not-so-far-fetched scenarios that will probably put Alabama in the playoff. I’m fine with whatever happens. I was castigated earlier this year for suggesting that Alabama was missing the X-factor this season, but I still don’t think it’s such a silly view. You know how if you drink 2%, 1%, or skim milk long […]

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Nov 162017
 

This week I learned that just because your A/V receiver can switch 1080p video over HDMI doesn’t mean it can switch 4K video over HDMI. It has to do with the chip set inside the receiver, not the cables. As I type, Charles Manson is on his deathbed. I don’t know his heart, but I […]

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