One year ago today I got my Apple Card (the credit card from Apple/Goldman Sachs). It’s hard to believe it’s been a year already, and I wouldn’t have even thought about it if Facebook hadn’t reminded me this morning (thanks, Facebook) after posting about it last year. I have used it almost exclusively for my purchases since I received it last year (I’ll mention the … [Read more...] about Apple Card — One Year Later
Weekend Reading List
I read a lot. Much of it is online, but I’m almost always in the middle of one or two books, too — Kindle versions, of course — so I can pick up wherever I might be at the moment. I’ve finished two books in the last month and a third is more than half read. I plan to occasionally post a list of some of the best online articles I’ve read over the last week or so. If you … [Read more...] about Weekend Reading List
Face Masks — Again
It’s hard to believe, as we approach 120,000 deaths from COVID-19 in just four months in the US, that we’re still needing to talk about this. Face masks. Overwhelming scientific evidence supports the importance of wearing face masks to get and keep this virus under control. But we’re still having a problem, apparently, understanding how important this is. Not to get … [Read more...] about Face Masks — Again
Is Your Grandparent an ANTIFA Agent?
On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, President Trump sent the following tweet at 8:34 AM EDT regarding police shoving a peaceful protester in Buffalo, NY. The protester, 75-year-old Martin Gugino, suffered a serious head injury, spent time in the ICU and is still in the hospital at the time of this writing. Here was the president’s tweet excusing the officers’ actions: No doubt you … [Read more...] about Is Your Grandparent an ANTIFA Agent?
A Reading List to Help Understand What’s Happening Today
The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has led to a reawakening in our country about the injustices and prevalence of racism. This post is to give you links to a few articles I have found helpful in understanding some of the protests going on not just in our country (US) but literally around the world. (Note: A few of these have been listed in previous blog … [Read more...] about A Reading List to Help Understand What’s Happening Today
News & Notes 2
News & Notes will likely become a regular feature here on Bob’s Blog. Often I have tidbits of things to share with readers that don’t necessarily in themselves justify a full blog post, so combining them like this works well. I’ll simply number them in the order they’re published so they’re easy to distinguish. I’ve also added a “News” category so you can view them all on … [Read more...] about News & Notes 2