Sine or cosine? Maybe it's tangent... As you may have surmised, you shouldn't be expecting your complaints about your teenagers—or your neighbor’s—to justified in the following post. This is about another anomaly we call numbers* How easy is it to count to 100? Learn 1-10, then all you have to know are 20, 30, 40, … Continue reading Tuesday Tirade: The Trouble with Teens (the numbers, not the kids)
Angry cats are funnier than angry dogs... So this is not really going to be a tirade, but I wanted to use the cat because he/she/it makes me chuckle. My mailing list has two groups, regular readers who have downloaded one of my sample books, and reviewers. The main body is the same, but the … Continue reading Tuesday Tirade: ROI
Angry cats are funnier than angry dogs... Do you find things frustrating? Oh boy. I sure do. But I have a pretty calm demeanor, so I don't usually get worked up about too much, especially things that I have very little control over. That being said, let's get into a few things that ruffle my … Continue reading Tuesday Tirade: What Frustrates You?
A few news stories have come out over the last few weeks about musicians selling the rights to their song catalogs. Now, this is nothing new, one of the first bombshells was when Michael Jackson purchased some of The Beatles songs – which I believe were repurchased years later. Recently, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and … Continue reading Music Monday: Sell-out or Just Business?
I went through my subscriber list this week and sent out an email to selected recipients that started like this: “Ever see the movie, The Purge? Don't. It's a terrible movie. I can't believe they made more than one, two more actually. Anyway, this email is going out to subscribers who haven't opened any emails for … Continue reading The Purge (Subscribers): Quality over Quantity
Music was the earliest form of artistic creation. It brought together people to share traditions and relay important cultural ideals. Do you know anyone who doesn’t like some form of music? Keep thinking… Well? That’s right. I think that it is extremely rare. And with so many styles of music to choose from, it’s difficult … Continue reading Music Monday: So Many Genres