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Amazon Shut Down My Associate Account


February 22, 2019

Amazon Shut Down My Associate Account

Wednesday when I posted my monthly blog stat report I said that “February has been a frustrating month for me in the blogosphere, for reasons I cannot disclose” but that “I probably will be able to Friday.” Well, it’s Friday, and while things haven’t gone the way I hoped, they have gone the way I expected.

February 2019 Blog Statistics


February 20, 2019

February 2019 Blog Statistics

February has been a frustrating month for me in the blogosphere, for reasons I cannot disclose at the moment - although I probably will be able to Friday. My stats are down, too, but not as bad as they used to be.

Fixing My Wife's Timex Ironman Watch


February 14, 2019

Fixing My Wife's Timex Ironman Watch

I’ve been playing with creating (Youtube) videos, including merging a couple together with the Windows 10 Photos App. So I present to you me fixing (replacing) the watch band on my wife’s Timex Ironman watch:

January 2019 Book Reading List


February 5, 2019

January brings in a brand new year, which means I’ll be reading brand new books… Or maybe I’ll be reading old books. In either case, they’ll be new to me.

How Marginal Tax Rates Affect Effective Rates


January 30, 2019

How Marginal Tax Rates Affect Effective Rates

Perhaps it’s old news by now, but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (“AOC”) recently proposed a top marginal tax of 70% on people who earn more than $10 million. Instead of arguing the merits (or lack thereof) of this proposed tax, people instead seem to be arguing exactly what a marginal tax rate is.