Archive for the 'TTMYGHmm' Category


Sunday, May 6th, 2007

When I started at the ad magazine, I did outbound calling, where the object was to identify items which had sold (company revenue, and a slice of it for me!) or, failing that, get the client to renew his ad.  Not surprisingly, most of the time I got voicemail, and often the client hadn’t read […]

TTMYGHmm: a trip to the Big Why

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Just as pilots do a preflight check, drivers should always make sure their vehicles are in tip-top operating condition.  If their cars don’t start, but the batteries are charged, they might be missing an R in their… This line intentionally left blank On the road to the grocery store, pay close attention to road signs. […]


Thursday, August 17th, 2006

Hey kids, it’s the punctuation wild card! Okay, there may be a guy named Hash Brown Potato who lives in Cavendish and is excited about his patties, but I would still take him to task for the capital P. [I] still spend tho’s hours at the table knitting and gabbing Just as you did in […]

pump 3! with the camera!

Saturday, June 17th, 2006

It’s a dirty job, but somebody’s gotta do it: I collect, among other things, snapshots of signs which tickle my funnybone.  (As always, hover for captions.)  Some stand alone, but others fall into natural categories – street names, for example. Many are helpfully descriptive, but sometimes they get a little bossy. On the other hand, […]


Thursday, June 1st, 2006

Things come in threes, right? Blue Screens of Death, for instance.  I’m rebounding from two in one night and the subsequent crash of a replacement hard drive, a few days later.  It was an interesting holiday weekend. Since everything I touched became a blinking blue paperweight, I hardly dared turn the TV on, but I […]