Petty aggravation about setting/changing passwords for online periodicals

You might as well profit from me going around in circles for awhile. Before you read further, here's the link for Conde Nast's current publications and those no longer being published. Take a look. If you're subscribed to more than one of these, you need this post. If not, read it for a small tale … Continue reading Petty aggravation about setting/changing passwords for online periodicals

Could be a nasty summer in US airports this summer

If you think you don't like airports now, just wait till this summer as TSA personnel are transferred to the southern border of the US and the disaster of the Boeing 737 Max works its way thru the system. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-28/a-summer-from-hell-is-coming-to-u-s-airports? [this contains several videos that you will not be able to see/listen to unless you … Continue reading Could be a nasty summer in US airports this summer

Don’t plan on the disappearance of the NYC MetroCard in the near future

https://www.businessinsider.com/nyc-subway-metrocard-replacement-omny-has-one-big-problem-2019-5 New York is finally catching up to the rest of the world and moving away from its iconic MetroCard. But there's one glaring problem with the replacement. Graham Rapier May 23, 2019, 4:23 PM A commuter swipes her MetroCard above a contactless card payment scanner installed at a turnstile at the Chambers Street subway … Continue reading Don’t plan on the disappearance of the NYC MetroCard in the near future

Knitting as a form of meditation in the office

Way back when, Rosey Grier (football player) never got grief for needlepointing, but most men simply never thought about using repetitive forms of needlework as a way of entering a meditative state and reducing stress. Finally, knitting is entering the office as an acceptable way of keeping calm in stressful situations. Turns out it's absolutely … Continue reading Knitting as a form of meditation in the office

29 Ideas for the person who won’t travel if they have to check a bag

I have a sister who never checks a bag and even she found some ideas here. Enjoy. https://www.buzzfeed.com/emmamcanaw/products-refuse-to-ever-check-a-bag 29 Things For People Who'd Rather Cancel Their Flight Than Check A Bag Pack everything and STILL pass the dreaded ~size check~. Posted on May 19, 2019, at 5:01 p.m. Emma McAnaw BuzzFeed Staff Be one of the … Continue reading 29 Ideas for the person who won’t travel if they have to check a bag

Wild hair color works well with gray too

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/15/style/gray-mermaid-hair.html?searchResultPosition=6 Imagine a woman in her 60s walking down the street with striking gray hair. Her strands get caught on a breeze, the sunlight hits them just so, and you realize that what you thought was simply gray is a blend of distinct colors: platinum, white, black — and, wait, mint green, sky blue and … Continue reading Wild hair color works well with gray too

Millennials, you’ll miss us boomers when you’re gone (in addition to hating what we’ve left you)

As someone on the leading edge of the Baby Boomer generation, I'm quite used to the largely justified disdain and even disgust with my generation from those younger. We did do some things well tho -- among them, espouse wild and unlikely positions with masses of (mostly) non-violent protest.  I'm thrilled by those still in … Continue reading Millennials, you’ll miss us boomers when you’re gone (in addition to hating what we’ve left you)