A meal fit for a Khan

It’s back, baby! The Cooking Challenge is here again and boy is my tummy happy! After a visit to Pei Wei with the elder nieceling, this idea comes to fruition. It’s a meal fit for a Khan! A meal fit for a different name So, as with many other dishes from foreign lands, this one… Read more »

Binge watching with bad posture

I don’t watch TV that much. I’m usually the person who can’t join the discussions about that series or the other. But, occasionally, I do follow friends’ or family’s suggestions. Then I have to deal with binge watching with bad posture. Binge watching with bad eyes Most of my concern in the past has been… Read more »

Why is there all this talk about recession?

It’s everywhere. On all the channels. In all the papers. Even on social media. What the heck is going on and should everyone be concerned? I’m no prognosticator, but let’s see if we can at least explain why is there all this talk about recession. Why is there need to define recession? Well, I’m certainly… Read more »

I’m parched more frequently these days

Wandering across the internet, searching for my next Cooking Challenge recipe, a stray thought hit me. Yes, I am the King of Stray Thoughts (hence the blog name). The thought is that I’m parched more frequently these days. I cook more frequently these days Sure, retirement means I don’t come home mentally and/or physically tired… Read more »

Keeping my mortality in deep storage

Welp, finally finished signing all those documents that now allow me to die in peace. Everything’s taken care of. Of course, it did set me to some odd lines of thinking. Odd, because normally I’m keeping my mortality in deep storage. Keeping others’ mortality close to heart It’s not like I haven’t had to deal… Read more »

A moment of not silence

Again? Or is it “still”? We know how this will play out. First come the thoughts and prayers and then, all over the country, various moments of silence in “respect” of the dead. Here’s a thought that might have a prayer of respecting the lost lives: how about a moment of not silence? A moment… Read more »

Shaking off road trip preconceptions

Welp, another month passes and I’ve not come to a decision on my big roundy celebration road trip next year. I think the indecisiveness stems from not shaking off road trip preconceptions. Basic road trip preconceptions In many ways, I’m still thinking like the working man I was for nearly 30 years. Those days, vacations… Read more »

Walking away from Siri

Ironic. On the day I’m posting about my old iPhone’s apparent demise, Apple stock is having its best day in sometime. That event is helpful in reassuring my retirement. Still, here’s a tale about how I’m walking away from Siri. From Siri with love My initial experience with Apple came at the end of my… Read more »

High time to spin a new web

“Help me!” Ha! Love that movie. But, no, I’m good. Now that my writing has been…re-invigorated…re-ignited…reborn…ah, KISS principle. Now that my writing has restarted, I should probably do something new about the website. It’s high time to spin a new web! The first time I tried to spin a web Back when I was releasing… Read more »

Putting my honesty up for review

I’m pretty chipper after my morning walk today. I was using my new wireless Bluetooth earbuds. They add to my chipper spirit because they are free. That’s right, bubkis, just for putting my honesty up for review. Up for review I’ve purchased quite a lot of products from Amazon over the last 10 years. Well,… Read more »