Will You Be Assimilated?

For years I’ve been warning you about the dangers and futility of social media. I have t-shirts in my shop, some of them the very first designs, that talk about what is really the product in the Facebook world. Finally the truth has come out – read about it in mainstream media – and for some reason you are all surprised that you and all the personal information that you posted have been used as the product.

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Birthday Reflections

Today is my birthday. At my age birthdays merely become days of reflection. When a person is young, a birthday means parties and presents. As you reach my age presents become redundant because after all what do you get a man who has everything. And parties are no big thing because frankly it took all of my stamina to stay up late enough to see the Cubs receive the Major League Trophy early this morning. Continue reading “Birthday Reflections”

Celebrating a Milestone

As I looked at this website’s control panel dashboard after my last posting I saw an interesting number. This will be the 100th blog post made by Griffin and me on this website. I think that calls for a celebration.

So the first thing I’ve done is create a Facebook page for this site that’s all it’s own. Yes, we are still part of Wizard’s Touch, but now we can get even more curmudgeoney without the worry of diluting someone else’s brand. I know I get a lot of traffic from the Wizard’s Facebook friends. I hope all of you will start following me on this new page.

Using this FB page you can click directly to the Idle Thoughts Online Shop too. Be on the lookout for some new designs in these shops. We have a big push going on this year for new and different products in all of the Wizard’s Touch family of stores.

And finally, Snowball, Griffin and I want to thank all of you who have supported us in our creative efforts in the past. We hope to have lots of new exciting things to show you in the times to come.