Author Archives: Franzman

This is the reason I make clenchy face!

This is the reason I make clenchy face!

My Samsung phone is on its way out. The battery now needs to be charged sometimes 3 times a day and I can’t replace it as it’s internal. Lately the phone has gone from 70% to 10% in 15 minutes. I checked to see if apps were running in the background and I even optimized…Read more »

purposely unnamed pharmacy

purposely unnamed pharmacy

When you have back pain (which I am no stranger to) bending down low is possible but getting back up is nearly impossible. Don’t they know this at purposely unnamed pharmacy? Putting back pain pills on the bottom shelf is like inviting toothless people to the corn on the cob eating contest…mean, just mean! Putting…Read more »

Best thing I saw online today

Best thing I saw online today

Someone Built a Distraction-Free Cellphone With a Working Old-School Rotary Dial The smartphone changed the world, but not everyone thinks it’s all for the better. A frustrated Justine Haupt designed and built a mobile phone with a rotary dial that looks like it’s 40 years old. There’s an entire generation that probably won’t be able…Read more »

AC/DC would make a good halftime show! And now there’s a petition to make 1t happen. The petition was started by a rock fan who says, “It’s been a while since we’ve had some real metal play the halftime show for the Super Bowl. Don’t get me wrong, all music artists have done a great…Read more »

Age of Rude

Age of Rude

I started this blog unknowing of the subject matter. Sounds nutzo, doesn’t it? I knew if I just started writing, a subject, topic or idea would happen naturally. The first thing that popped in my head is how we were more united as a nation when we were all watching the same things. Those 13…Read more »

not a fan

not a fan

So they say statistically speaking, flying is safer than driving but I ain’t buyin’ it! GRAVITY! Something goes wrong up there and it’s over in a flash. With that said, it wasn’t until later in life that I finally realized how dangerous ALL travel is. The system is flawed. To me, driving at high speeds…Read more »

cocktail party with a twist

cocktail party with a twist

Spirits & Interesting People: SIP! Join us Saturday, Jan. 25, from 7-11 PM at the Hastings City Auditorium, for a cocktail party that puts a spotlight on cool careers and hobbies! It’s a cocktail party with a twist! We’ve got great drinks and a group of experts with cool careers and hobbies. You’ll get a…Read more »

invasion of privacy

invasion of privacy

The New York Times published an article describing a new app that allows others to scan your face and pull up all of your info. Like your name, age, etc. OMG! I’m gonna have to buy Lone Ranger and Batman masks! What do you think of this? I’m sure it has it’s benefits in the…Read more »

it’s all going by too fast, isn’t it?

it’s all going by too fast, isn’t it?

Back when David Letterman was on the air he once had what was called “Drum Solo Week”. The segment featured a different drummer and solo each night. It was spectacular! The week wrapped up with Neil Peart of Rush and I found the video of it and share it here for you. Letterman called his…Read more »