AI Corrects Accent

•August 24, 2022 • Leave a Comment

This one is a little strange. There is a company that has developed an AI that can correct accents so that what you hear is clear, understandable English sans any hint of an accent. They have a demo page to show this off. To run it, click the play button on the lower left, listen for a bit, then click the toggle on the lower right to hear the speaker in normal English. It is kind of creepy on how good this is.

Ever Want to Hear What a Black Hole Sounds Like?

•August 24, 2022 • 1 Comment

NASA released a short video of sound coming from a black hole. It’s kinda creepy. Worth the 30 sec to listen to it. Read the details if you are so inclined.

Something Different in my Meal

•August 19, 2022 • 2 Comments

I went to a popular Asian restaurant to bring home dinner for my wife and me. I know there have been problems with chickens here of late, but I didn’t expect them to stoop so low when their chicken supply ran low.

100 Optical Illusions

•July 25, 2022 • 1 Comment

Fun but a big time sink.

Looking at Someone

•July 15, 2022 • 1 Comment

Texas Summer

•July 15, 2022 • Leave a Comment

Golf Quotes

•July 11, 2022 • Leave a Comment

Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about your foe than 18 years of dealing with him across a desk. ~Grantland Rice

Golf appeals to the idiot and the child in us. Just how childlike golfers become is proven by their frequent inability to count past
five. ~John Updike

It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf. ~Robert Lynd

If profanity had an influence on the flight of the ball, the game of golf would be played far better than it is. ~Horace G. Hutchinson

They say golf is like life, but don’t believe them. Golf is more complicated than that. ~Gardner Dickinson

If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they’d starve to death. ~Sam Snead

If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt. ~Dean Martin

If you are going to throw a club, it is important to throw it ahead of you, down the fairway, so you don’t have to waste energy going back to pick it up. ~Tommy Bolt

Man blames fate for other accidents, but feels personally responsible when he makes a hole in one. ~Author Unknown

I don’t say my golf game is bad, but if I grew tomatoes, they’d come up sliced. ~Author Unknown

My handicap? Woods and irons. ~Chris Codiroli

The avid golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody would put a flagstick on top. ~Pete Dye

I’m hitting the woods just great – but having a terrible time getting out of them! ~Author Unknown

The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course. ~Billy Graham

If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball. ~Jack Lemmon

It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling. ~Mark Twain

Don’t play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty. ~Harry Vardon

Golf and sex are the only things you can enjoy without being good at them. ~Jimmy DeMaret

May thy ball lie in green pastures – and not in still waters. ~Guy Gardiner

If I hit it right, it’s a slice. If I hit it left, it’s a hook. If I hit it straight, it’s a miracle. ~Author Unknown

The difference in golf and government is that in golf you can’t improve your lie. ~George Deukmejian

Golf is a game invented by the same people who think music comes out of a bagpipe. ~Lady Fruckington

Texas Summers

•July 11, 2022 • Leave a Comment


•July 8, 2022 • Leave a Comment

Many people ask me why I drink so much whisky. It’s actually because I have a genetic condition whereby my body doesn’t produce its own alcohol. Therefore, I’m forced to take a supplement.

This morning, I accidentally changed the GPS voice to “male”. Now it just says, “It’s around here somewhere. Just keep driving.”

I might wake up early and go running. I also might wake up and win the lottery. The odds are about the same.

Why don’t I have any tattoos? For the same reason you don’t put a bumper sticker on a Ferrari.

I wonder why we are so obsessed with trying to find intelligent life on other planets when we can’t even find any here?

I told my suitcases that there will be no vacation this year. Now, I having to deal with emotional baggage.

Camping: where you sped a small fortune to live like a homeless person.

Shhh: don’t tell secrets in the garden. The potatoes have eyes, the corn has ears, and the beanstalk.

The most expensive vehicle to operate, by far, is the Costco shopping cart.

I hate it when I can’t figure out how to do something on my iPhone and the resident tech expert is asleep…because he is 5…and it’s past his bedtime.

Remember when we were young and couldn’t wait to grow up so that we could do whatever we wanted, whenever we wanted. So… how’s that workin’ out for you?

I absolutely drink 8 glasses of water a day but only after they have been run thru some dry roasted coffee beans and have been brewed and filtered properly.

I only drink on days that start with a “T”: Tuesday, Thursday, Today, Tomorrow, Thaturday, and Thunday.

Team Meetings

•June 16, 2022 • Leave a Comment

Apparently "Tequila" isn’t a helpful response when the boss asks for ideas to improve team meetings…