Author Archives: Austin Michael

Unlimited Free Zoom on Thanksgiving

Unlimited Free Zoom on Thanksgiving

Looks like Zoom is doing something nice for everyone who won’t be traveling for Thanksgiving. You’ll be able to have a zoom video chat for as long as you want on turkey day for free. Normally the limit the free chats to 40 minutes. The next step is to make sure people know how to…Read more »

Bacon Smelling Wrapping Paper

Bacon Smelling Wrapping Paper

Maybe, this year, the gift you give someone could be the wrapping paper. There’s now bacon scented wrapping paper. It’s black with pictures of bacon in a pattern on it and it’s supposed to smell just like bacon. The only drawback I see with this would be everyone’s weird uncle drinking too much egg nog…Read more »

Search and De….Clutter

Search and De….Clutter

Earlier today, I was trying to find a great recipe that I hadn’t used in a couple years. I’d gone through my computer recipe files, my binders with paper recipes, and even notebooks, but no dice. The last place to look is our “recipe drawer”. You see, it’s a lot like the miscellaneous items drawer…Read more »

A Helping Hand Locally

I saw that a food bank in North Texas handed out more than half a million pounds of food, including more than 7,000 turkeys just on Sunday. People there are hurting because of the pandemic. Just a reminder that The Lincoln Tree Of Hope is doing a lot for families in Lincoln. I know they’ve…Read more »

Depp Gets Millions For (Less Than) A Day’s Work

Depp Gets Millions For (Less Than) A Day’s Work

Johnny Depp is getting paid millions of dollars for filming just ONE scene. He was working on the new Fantastic Beasts movie when Covid hit back in February. They shut down production and haven’t gotten back to it yet. In the meantime, Johnny tried to sue The Sun newspaper for calling him a wife beater.…Read more »

No Tickets Without A Test?

No Tickets Without A Test?

You might need more than a ticket at future concerts. Ticketmaster is looking at plans where you would have to confirm a Covid test or show that you’ve gotten the Covid vaccine. Billboard is reporting that Ticketmaster is working on a verification system that will use smart phones to verify either of those things within…Read more »

Christmas Pleasan-trees

Christmas Pleasan-trees

I wrapped 5 gifts and put them under the tree last weekend. I mentioned that to a group of co- workers and a couple freaked out. It was the old “you put your tree up already” argument wanting to happen. I nipped it in the bud real fast by letting everyone know that the tree…Read more »