Fall’s Coming…

Remember, business administrators: first it’s Halloween, then it’s Thanksgiving, and then it’s Christmas. And we’ll buy our holiday gifts whenever we damned well please — not when it’s convenient to your business needs. [Yes, this is a re-queue from last year. This is a message that needs to get out every year!]


Arnold Toynbee (1852–1883) was a British economic historian noted for his social commitment and desire to improve the living conditions of the working class. Ironically, he apparently worked himself to death (at age 30). Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American … See the Meme

George vs. George

And we don’t apologise …er… apologize! for breaking away. We’re both stronger for it. Be sure to see last year’s post too: Independence Day.

Memorial Day Reminder

Memorial Day is the day set aside to remember those who died while serving in the armed forces. It’s the day that living veterans pay tribute to those who didn’t come back from war, and on this day, they’d rather you remember the fallen, not them. Be sure to see last year’s post too.

April Fools?

OK, here you go: a religious theme this year for those who thought last year’s Easter meme was irreverent. You can hardly expect me to let an Easter April Fools Day go by without a post! (Photo: Charlton Heston in The Ten Commandments — Paramount Pictures, 1956, when the world was still black & white.)

Just Another Wednesday

Yep, I wrote it. Happy VD.

Mark Twain’s Thoughts for Today

We can either start off this year like every other year, or we can get off our butts and make it happen. Your choice? Site Note: This marks the 1-year anniversary of Randy’s Random (in this format, at least!) This is the 328th post.

The Magic of Time Zones

Hell: some parts of the country are actually afraid of clocks — if they run forward, at least.

Dickens’ Final Ghost

As a final chance at redemption he will be visited by three spirits …and then this guy. Merry Christmas from Randys Random.

The Forgotten Lessons

So many forget the basics.