Category: Ramblings

Woke up Deaf in Right Ear (SSHL)

My story isn’t really all the different from the others who have experienced Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL). My issue started on the morning of April 30th, 2021 when I awoke to being around 80% deaf in my right ear. I went to bed without any cold, flu, or allergy…

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Favorite Salsa for Chips

Salsa! Not the music, but the wonderful spicy sauce of chopped, usually uncooked vegetables or fruit, especially tomatoes, onions, and chili peppers, used as a condiment. The endless number of recipes make trying new salsas as fun as wine and beer tasting, or even bourbons! They go with so many…

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What Disinfectant Kills Coronavirus (COVID-19, SARS, MERS)

Their words don’t match the actions, and yet China tells us they have everything under control. Quarantining close to 60 million people, shutting down businesses, restricting human-to-human interactions and possibly welding apartments shut to keep people from leaving their homes, seems to have had little affect on the spreading of…

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Xfinity and NHL Center Ice: Few HD Channels (2019-2020)

How in the world does Xfinity not have all the NHL Center Ice games in HD? It’s baffling to me that a cable provider as big as Xfinity in 2019 doesn’t have every channel in HD. So, fair warning to all those NHL Hockey fans thinking of getting Xfinity and…

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Associated Press (AP): Biased to the Left?

News agencies and journalists have always been biased to one side of the political spectrum or the other. It’s nothing new. No matter how far back in time one goes, every single media outlet, magazine and newspaper has exhibited some form of bias. So it should come as no shock…

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Recession Imminent Due to Liquidity Problem?

UPDATE: Since this original post, the Fed has now pumped more than $1T into the banking Repo markets and there is no end in sight. Fed Chairman Powell today indicated the US was not heading into a recession and said the economy is doing quite well. Consumer spending is up,…

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Deleted My Facebook Account for Good!

At one time I was addicted to Facebook. Pure and simple. I checked my Facebook account every 5 to 10 minutes looking for that dopamine high one gets when they see people liking their posts. I craved the interaction, the replies, the sympathy, and people agreeing with me. I loved…

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