Actually, it was dropped a couple of times in the past year or two and doesn't display or sense screen input anymore. It was a very nice Samsung smartphone, very expensive when I paid for it. It had an outstanding camera which took beautiful pictures even in low light. It had 32 GB of RAM which allowed me to load a large number of apps if I so desired (a grocery list one and a couple games were great). It allowed me to get on the Internet from practically anywhere and look up important stuff, like the date when Abe Vigoda died (you have to be pretty old to get that joke). And most importantly it had an alarm clock that got me up every morning without an annoying buzzing noise.
But yeah. Phone dead. No texting, talking, or alarming.
Being an old fart like myself, though, has made me hate anything and everything "smart". I like the good old days, when everything was dumb.
Angry dude here, the lucky husband of the Crazy Duck Lady.
Today's my birthday. I'll be fiftajjdisoijd this year.
I was born on my Dad's birthday. So I never really had big birthday parties or anything like that, especially considering the economic status my immediate family had when I was growing up.
But this is the first year that I've had my birthday that my Dad was not around to at least say "happy birthday" to me, and that I couldn't do the same to him. He died a number of months ago.
My Mom misses him so much, but she did wish me a happy birthday today. My wife and my boys will be here with me as I praise the good Lord for another year of life, and for all of them, I could never express enough gratitude.
Happy birthday, Dad. I love you, and will until I see you again.
I believe we had a picture like this before, I just can't find it here. At any rate, Mary Anne's Giant Duck Flotilla of Terror is not Photoshopped. It invaded a harbor in Hong Kong before. Now, Canada has been conquered.
So you can laugh while I write - check out the funny commercials in the video below. Foreign ads (those NOT from the US), include humor that our former PC sensibilities wouldn't allow. While I'm glad the PC culture is FINALLY on the way out - it'll take a while to exit. In the meantime, ENJOY!!