Author Archives: SJ

Middle-aged Human Burning Turtle (not very catchy, I know).

If I had to describe myself right now… it’s how I’ve been my whole life… I’m a turtle on fire.  When you think of a turtle what do you see in your head… Slow, persistent, keeps moving forward, and can … Continue reading

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Shiver me timbers… My MySpace was hacked!

So I get this spam email this morning…  Normally I don’t even bother reading through these – but in an interesting turn of events the scammer actually posted an email address that is mine (that hasn’t actually been used as … Continue reading

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Tales from the commute

Been heading in earlier to beat the traffic nightmare that is Route 17… It splits into two lanes, left goes to the Thruway, right goes to the Thruway as well in addition to offering exits to Bear Mountain and 17 … Continue reading

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The Ranch… Come on Netflix, you can do better.

The big question going into season 5 of The Ranch on Netflix was how they planned to handle the firing of Danny Masterson, who played Rooster – one of the 3 leads of the show with Beau (Sam Elliot) and … Continue reading

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15 Minute Ribs?

Got my hands on a pressure cooker over the weekend, and I can honestly say if I use it for nothing else – making ribs with the thing has turned a half day ordeal into a quick snack. I always … Continue reading

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Far Cry 5

Finished Far Cry 5 the other day. Despite the scale of the game and its various story / side missions, to me it seemed to go really quick. Not to mention, I dropped extra $$$ on the “Gold” edition which … Continue reading

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The Blue Tent Sky

Just finished reading one Hell of a story with a capital H.  It’s something that apparently blew up on social media over the past few years that I completely missed, and only caught wind of due to my Conservative leanings … Continue reading

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You can keep it.

So I overhear a guy in the office saying something about wearing a “blazer” and I honestly couldn’t remember what the hell it was, so I ask.  He explains then says “I didn’t realize you lived that far upstate.” “Yea … Continue reading

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What is with…

Every day on the bus home, there are folks who will rush up to the front before it’s stopped only to be abruptly tossed forward when the driver hits the brakes. I kind of enjoy watching it, waiting to see … Continue reading

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Tales from the bus stop, episode 2

So I wound up working from home the past few days, normally Chivalry Guy doesn’t show up on Fridays.  I get to the lot around 5am, and see Lady Innarush who usually shows up 2 minutes before the bus arrives … Continue reading

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