Author Archives: Howard

Words You Should Know to Sound Smart 2019 Daily Calendar

Occasionally, I run across some delightfully funny ad copywriting that I find really enlightening (or at least inspirational) with regard to writing copy that sells effectively. Bob Bly’s new 2019 desk calendar definitely falls into that category. I’ve followed Bob … Continue reading

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New Crypto Currency — Q

Update: Well, that was fast — I gave away my first batch of Q… working on 2nd batch. Update 2: It’s not really a Crypto currency. There is an extensive FAQ at initiativeq.com I got this from a new crypto-currency … Continue reading

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Battery Showdown:  The Best Bang for your Buck

One of the saddest things to see written on that new Christmas present is, “Batteries not included.” My advice is to stock up on several common types of batteries in advance to avoid disaster… Most of our electronic devices at … Continue reading

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Medical Insurance Hack

I’ve written elsewhere about medical insurance being basically a rip-off. Since I currently get most of my healthcare through the VA Medical Center, I don’t generally have to deal with that. I still maintain group health insurance through my job, … Continue reading

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