Used Gum

the child sits on the curb staring at the passing cars the used gum on the road dead worms drying up – crunchy like a chinese noodle? scraping the gum off the pavement it’s moist underneath and it leaves a fingerprint on the road you’re guilty now the pebbles are small like babies teeth picking them out (and how it would bawl) some stay in and some come out, amusingly

Are Corks Necessary For Scotch Bottles?

Finally, someone addresses this burning issue. I posed the following question to The Scotch Blog (which EVERYONE should read): How about an article behind the usefulness (or lack thereof) of corks? Do they serve any practical purpose? Are they only a marketing gimmick? I suspect it’s all about perception, but then you’d think why don’t the bottlers of blends adopt using corks, too? Is there a marketing agreement between single-malts

I Don’t Do Drugs

I had a persistent, hacking cough for three weeks, sometimes having coughing fits that made me gag. Last Wednesday my daughter and I went to the doctor, because her cough hasn’t been going away either. The doctor said she was fine; the cough would go away soon. He said I had bronchitis, prescribing me two drugs: Tussionex and Apo-Cefuroxime. The 2nd day after taking them, I got worse: vomiting, migraine,

A Video Recorder For Windows

I recently discovered CamStudio, an impressive, free Windows program that… is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using it’s built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs) Here’s a short video I created of me starting to create this post. Nice. This is an excellent tool to help people learn tasks