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Some reasons why I’d love $10 per gallon gas

What would happen if we’d raise taxes on our gas to match the ones in Europe or even slightly above that? We’d generate extra revenue that could be invested in infrastructure. Guzzlers would disappear very quickly from our roads and people would drive smaller 50mpg cars. Carpooling would get a big boost. I could see […]

Making the best out of breaking up

As per a recent survey 48% of all Facebook users admit that they look at the pic of their ex too often. If you are single you could easily check in with yourself. When did you last look? I understand the need for this in the direct period after the breakup. It doesn’t do anything […]

Why I don’t do drugs

I’ve been nearly drug free my entire life. I had a very brief period where I smoked a little pot and had few glasses of wine and beer before the ago of 15. I had seizures for a few years as a teenager and even though these are long gone I never touched alcohol again. […]

How to properly unpack your 3rd generation iPad

In case you haven’t unboxed your new iPad yet you should watch the video at the bottom of this post. I am covering a number of unique safety steps from the FedEx fence throwing test all the way to the ultimate germ protection method for your iPad. Yes this video is 6 minutes long but […]

Eleven, eleven, eleven

A lot of people are mesmerized with 11.11.2011. Some women have C-sections so they can have a child that day. To me this day has a special meaning, not just because the numbers line up so nicely, but because my grandmother was born on 11.11.1911. She is by now on the other side of Facebook […]

Quick solution to the Kardashian situation

Dear Kardashian Reality Show Producer, I heard of the great tragedy of your lead character going through a very painful divorce. I understand the family’s need for privacy. Kim and her sisters will need a leave of absence to heal and recover. Of course this leaves you with the great challenge to fill an open […]

My reasons why Halloween sucks

This is late for 2011 but still got for 2012.  Commercially Halloween is the 2nd largest Holiday in the US. The average American spends $72 on Halloween. For what? 1. Lame costumes A lot of adults want to have some Halloween fun. The problem is that their creativity did get killed between the ages of […]

Twitter musings from the past week

U know u live in a middle class area when ur neighbors all have snowblowers. Lower income people us a shuffle, the wealthy hire a service ;) # Sorry Verizon – I'll never buy a CDMA phone. No SIM Card no deal! # As for Socialite being acquired by Apparent Software: The announcement only served […]

Dog owner no more

One of the “left-overs” of my family days were our two yellow labs Hershey and Coco. They were brought into the family under the premise of us living under the same roof. I knew by the time we broke up that holding on to the dogs would be a huge burden for either one of […]

Twitter musings from the past week

Over 80 tribal leaders in Canada are making more than the prime minister. Some are ruling communities of 300 or less stricken with poverty # The #IRS doesn't have a 1040 nor a 1065 for 2010 ready yet. I am trying to file taxes and get rid off my money and they won't let me […]