Life before Angry Birds

Life before Angry Birds

I remember a time I could sit down to a dinnertime pork chop and not think, “Serves you right. You never should’ve thought that helmet…

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Greenville News seeks bugle player with "Taps" experience

Greenville News seeks bugle player with “Taps” experience

Classified ad to appear soon in Greenville News: Local newspaper seeks Upstate bugle player, preferably single and good looking, with experience in playing “Taps.” Musician…

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The big disconnect

The big disconnect

I bought my first laptop sometime in 2004. I have been constantly-connected ever since. In June 2005, my wife and I went on a trip…

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Dude, I'm getting a Mac

Dude, I’m getting a Mac

Well, after all the teeth-gnashing and hand-wringing, Otis Inc. is getting a Mac–a 17″ MacBook Pro, to be specific. As most of you predicted, after…

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Help me buy a MacBook Pro

Help me buy a MacBook Pro

The post below was written a day or two ago and at the same time I inquired with the tech department for a company for…

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Why I didn't pre-order the iPad

Why I didn’t pre-order the iPad

Unlike a lot of you who might have bounded out of bed this morning to pre-order the iPad, I slept comfortably until 8am and then…

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Responsibility, the internet's condom

Responsibility, the internet’s condom

If you have the clap and somebody wants to get in your pants, whose job is it to tell that person that you have the…

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Sunday warrior

Sunday warrior

The Doppler radar looked like a corner man’s towel in the ninth round. Three slashes of red cut across Georgia and western South Carolina, each…

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How long?

How long?

Monday night is poker night around these parts and for the past few years I have convened with the same group of guys to play…

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The mayor who Twittered (or didn't)

The mayor who Twittered (or didn’t)

Note: The following contains some language you might not normally expect to read on a Sunday afternoon. You’ve been warned. It was dinnertime on Friday…

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