.... After spending a week with minor flu-like symptoms, I told friends in Facebook post that I was almost back to normal. "You've never been back to normal," one responded. ... A news story reports that following a bankruptcy case, million jars of peanut butter that no one wanted were buried in a New Mexico landfill. The bankruptcy trustee had the court block plans to place a half million jars of jelly in the same place. "We are fearful of the consequences," he told the judge. ... The quickest way to provoke a reaction in the New Jersey governor's mansion right now is for someone to call out "Is there a fourth for bridge?" Playing the tune "Bridge Over Troubled Waters", also can produce an outbreak of nervousness among state officials. ... British health officials report there are two documented cases of tuberculosis spreading from cats to humans. Apparently part of the evidence included YouTube videos of some cats who, in the middle of their cute shenanigans, began coughing convulsively. ... After Peter Parker (Spiderman) married Mary Jane Watson and began having a family; it appears Mendelian rules of inheritance kicked in. One of their four children is a spider with human powers.Last modified on Friday, 28 March 2014
RANDOM THOUGHTS: STEVEN SEGAL
Action star Steven Segal has reportedly been selected by Vladimir Putin to help get Russia in shape. Segal is being asked to develop a countrywide exercise regimen and single-handedly lead the next invasion. ... The DNA-testing web site, 23andMe, regularly features surveys that its members can participate in about health. A recent one asked if I had ever been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome. I replied, "I don't know and I don't care." Actually, I suffer from Hamburger's syndrome and occasionally have an irresistible urge to be covered in onion, lettuce and tomato.
Bob Scott has been informing and entertaining the mid-market financial software community with his email newsletters for 10 years. And he has been covering this market through print publications for 18 years, first as technology editor of Accounting Today and then as the Editor of Accounting Technology from 1997 through 2009. He has covered the traditional tax and accounting profession during the same time and continues to address that as executive editor of the Progressive Accountant.