Archive for June, 2011

“Thank You, Dad” (A Father’s Day Poem)

Thank You, Dad
By Jordan Bates

Dad, I don’t know how to start to thank you or where this poem will end.
I just want to tell you how special you are to me. My hero and my friend.

I remember as a child when you would read to me at night.
You taught me to always count my blessings and to always be polite. Read the rest of this entry »

, , , ,

Leave a comment

45 Seconds: An EF5 Tornado Reveals Human Goodness

This story was forwarded to me in an e-mail, and I assume it has been circulating all over the United States. It is truly a heart-wrenching story that demonstrates the human capacity for goodness in the midst of catastrophe. Read the rest of this entry »

Leave a comment

I am Human: Random Complaint About Security Checks

Almost anyone who has spent any amount of time on the Internet has had to deal with those stupid security checks where you are required to “type the above text” to prove that you are a human and not some automated robot.

I tend to get a little perturbed with these tests as they are actually very difficult to read at times!  In fact, I’ve had to re-type the above words three or four times before because I was repeatedly presented with a group of letters where one or two of the symbols could have easily been a couple different letters.

This is a little upsetting because I feel as if the computer is telling me that I am not a human!  I’m a human, dammit, now let me use your website!

If you enjoyed this mini-rant, you might enjoy a longer rant of mine.

, , , , , , ,

Leave a comment