Category: Random Thoughts

  • Hobson’s Choice

    A Hobson’s choice is a free choice in which only one option is offered, and one may refuse to take that option. The choice is therefore between taking the option or not taking it, colloquially formulated as “take it or leave it.” The phrase “Hobson’s choice” is said to originate from Thomas Hobson (1544–1630), a […]

  • Snow Day!!!

    Since moving to the great state of Oregon I have received two things I just never had in Illinois.  Land for a garden and snow days.  Before I moved to Oregon, snow was not a big deal, hardly an event.  You want snow, Illinois will give you snow.  Snow like no body’s business.  Illinoisans have […]

  • Blogging

    So… Right. I have been bugging my tech support, aka Matt, for blogging software for some time. Actually, I bugged him once for it and it has been sitting here just begging to be utilized. So this my blog. At best a Doogie Howserish record of my life and at worst an itinerant record of […]