Saturday, December 22, 2012


I didn't really want to see the inside of a hospital recently, but since we were there and waiting for hopefully good news, I let my eyes wander around the room.

Notice the order of the gloves with small gloves on top of the cabinet just inches from the television. The extra large and large sizes are much lower while medium holds the lowest spot of the stack. Maybe I'm mistaken, but isn't it reasonable to assume that the staff with the smallest hands and in the greatest need of small gloves are most likely the shortest members of the staff? This wasn't the strangest thing that happened during this scary two-day excursion into the depths of medical ineptness.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Season's Most Inappropriate Ad

Santa, guns, and Jesus...

Peace on Earth...

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Made in the USA - Hand Warmers

In earlier, more-normal winters, I used a lot of hand-warmers. I like to keep busy in the winter since activity makes the winter more interesting and leaves me in better shape for activities in the warmer seasons. I usually buy handwarmers at a local drug-store chain. The store is convenient and traditionally sells a product by Grabber. Last year I noticed these were now being made in China. :-( I was sad to see yet another US made product leave the shores.

Then I recently spotted Hot Hands at Target. Now I have a choice and can buy US. :-)

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Beware... this happened to me.

It's almost 1a.m. in Fort Wayne. I just got finished walking downstairs to meet the hotel desk. Why? Because I received a phone call from a man reporting to be from the hotel and claiming the hotel had a problem with their computer. He stated he needed information from me to confirm my reservation at the hotel. I gave no information, hung up, and walked down to warn the hotel desk staff. This was not an isolated hoax according to this BBB news story.

Be warned the world is full of people who want to steal from you.