It was a float with a traffic jam and a cloud of smog. ...The inaugural trip on New York's City's Second Avenue subway was successful although confused commuters reported problems with the PA system after they found they could actually understand the announcements. ... I guess I was one of the last people to hear that Kanye West had a breakdown last year. "How could anyone tell?" I asked. Speaking of theKardashians, somebody asked me to name them. I responded: "Doc, Sleepy, Sneezy, Dopey." Then someone showed me a photo of the family before all the plastic surgery. "See" I replied. "I was right. There's Sneezy and Dopey". .... My wife and I were at Rite Aid and she was looking for travel stuff. In particular, she was looking for a small packet. "I've seen them here before." "Maybe you should ask for help," I said. She walked up and down the aisle. "I can't find them. "Maybe you should ask for help," I commented. She went to the front of the store. "Maybe you should ask for help" I said. "No," she said looking at the person at the register. "She just came in." I said, "There are other people to ask. Maybe you should ask for help." This message is brought to you as a service to men everywhere. ... My wife told me she really liked the crunchy toppings I left for her salad. "Toppings?" "Yeah, in that plastic tub." "Those were dead mealworms for the birds."Last modified on Friday, 06 January 2017
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I am starting to worry about the Russians hacking electric utilities. My most recent bill asked me to pay in rubles. ... Watched the Rose parade. The Marijuana Grower's Float was very attractive but was stripped of all its plant matter before it got half way through the five-mile route. Then there was the "Life in California" trophy winner.
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.