One Year Old Haggis for Robbie Burns Day!

Yes, it’s Robbie Burns Day once again, and wouldn’t you know it, I forgot to get a haggis! Thankfully, I have one left over in the freezer from last year! How will one year old haggis taste? For those of you who can’t understand that horrible impression of an accent, here’s the text of the…

Kübler-Ross and YouTube Changes

The Kübler-Ross model talks about the five stages that a person goes through during a traumatic time – denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. While no one in their right mind would compare what’s going on with the recent YouTube changes to anything remotely similar or close to what the model is based around – death…

Enter The 1K Sub Giveaway!

Due to changes in the YouTube Partner Program, you now need to 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 watch hours to be a partner. I have the watch hours, but I’m short on subscribers. So, I’m starting a contest. If I can get to 1,000 subscribers before February 20th (the cutoff date for the new YPP changes),…

The Latest Trouble With YouTube

So, the folks at YouTube dropped a bombshell this afternoon – and like most bombshells, there’s a lot of collateral damage. Let’s start at the start. YouTube, that behemoth of a video site, has had it’s share of problems lately. There have been mega-creators who have used racial slurs, and shown dead bodies. There have…

That Packs A Punch! Reviewy Tests Smelling Salts (Amazon Review)

I’ve been seeing a lot of athletes lately, using smelling salts in a kind of casual way. Which is interesting, because I’ve always thought of smelling salts as a kind of medicinal item, and an antiquated one at that. But they do seem to be making a comeback, and since I didn’t box as a…

It is a very nice light bulb

Philips Hue White A19 Single Bulb, Apple HomeKit compatible My great-grandchildren gave me this light bulb for my 85th birthday. I did not know that it was a fancy light bulb, but it didn’t seem like a very impressive gift at first. I mean, I remember how impressed my own father was by electrical lighting,…