Monthly Archives: July 2019

Bag of Randomness for Friday, July 19, 2019

I notice odd little stuff. We ate at McDonald’s recently and noticed the plastic drink lid has changed, and I’m pretty certain this is the first lid change in decades. A little research led me to LidWorks, the company which … Continue reading

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For my fellow fans of “Stranger Things” and “Magnum, P.I.” (The Tom Selleck and only valid version)

And the original, just in case you wanted to compare.

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Bag of Randomness for Wednesday, July 17, 2019

I’d like to wish a very happy birthday to my friend, Brent. Amazon must be working their delivery driver pretty hard, they dropped a package off at my doorstep at 10:28 PM last night. I know it wasn’t a neighbor … Continue reading

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CBS News is Livestreaming the Original Apollo 11 Launch Broadcast in Real Time

CBS News is currently livestreaming its original broadcast from fifty years ago, when the original Apollo 11 crew launched from Kennedy Space Center. What makes this neat is they include original 1960s commercials, so it will be a neat trip … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Monday, July 15, 2019

Because of a Groupon email, I decided to get a massage since my back has been a bit tight. While the masseuse was working on my back, she must have come across a pimple. She centered on it a bit, … Continue reading

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Today’s dose of cuteness

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U.S. Coast Guard Captures a Sub

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL-755) crew members board a self-propelled semi-submersible drug smuggling vessel (SPSS) June 18, 2019, while operating in international waters in the Pacific Ocean. SSPS vessels ride low in the water, half-submerged to evade detection.

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Bag of Randomness for Thursday, July 11, 2019

I caught another special on the moon landing. The son of the Soviet premier was interviewed and was asked where he was during the event. He said, “Of all places, at a river in Chernobyl.” As for news coverage, he … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Tuesday, July 9, 2019

No Spoilers: We’re only two episodes into the new season of Stranger Things, and anytime there’s a mall scene my brain goes into reminiscing overload. I can’t process any of the dialogue in those scenes because I’m transported back in … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Monday, July 8, 2019

If you are eating breakfast and/or the sensitive type, you may want to skip to the next bullet point. WifeGeeding and the kids have been in East Texas for the past few days. I’ve been driving our Nissan Leaf around … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Monday, July 1, 2019

Ronald Reagan was the first president to wear hearing aids while in office. The second sitting President to be fitted for hearing aids, Bill Clinton. They are the only two presidents to wear hearing aids while in office. When George … Continue reading

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