The History (and Future) of Online Selling for the Small Guy on Amazon and eBay

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I’ve been selling online for over 20-years, ever since my friend, Dave, encouraged me to try eBay. It was sort of a new thing at the time. My previous experience had been disappointing, because the web interface wasn’t working well. But after I tried it again it was better. I could get a sale posting through.

In those twenty years, in retrospect, I’m feeling like I rode the best wave eBay Continue reading “The History (and Future) of Online Selling for the Small Guy on Amazon and eBay”

The Truth About External Microphones With The DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal Camera – How To – With Audio Samples

It is possible to successfully and reliably get an external microphone working with the Osmo Pocket gimbal camera. I’ll show you what it sounds like with a small external mic and a pro level Audio Technica. It’s a big difference Continue reading “The Truth About External Microphones With The DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal Camera – How To – With Audio Samples”

How would you handle a mouse infestation if you were a vegan? Would your only option to be to get a cat? (Quora stuff)

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This is a great question!

Get a cat!

I’m not following how being a vegan, which dictates which foods you choose to eat, relates to your approval or disapproval of the natural events that animals are using, right now, to survive, including hunting and killing for meat.

There are live critters on your kitchen counters, leaving disgusting Continue reading “How would you handle a mouse infestation if you were a vegan? Would your only option to be to get a cat? (Quora stuff)”

Should I end a 2 year relationship before or after we eat tacos?

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I strongly believe you should have the tacos first. And please understand, you’re not the only one who’s had this problem, wondering if they should have their delicious tacos before breaking off their two-year relationship.

Tacos are the perfect meal, in fact, because they’re lightweight and their ingredients are brightly colored, so they can easily be found scattered around Continue reading “Should I end a 2 year relationship before or after we eat tacos?”

If my dog is on Advantage, why is she constantly chewing at her legs and back?

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It’s possible the Advantage is not working. It’s also possible your dog has an allergy or rash that could be caused by a different type of bug bite, like a mosquito. There are also other possibilities. Read on!

I do want to take the opportunity to share a story, about how veterinarians prescribe things sometimes. Be careful out there!

I had a Jack Russell named Ollie, who was losing weight and had a supersized flea problem. He was constantly scratching. He didn’t look very happy Continue reading “If my dog is on Advantage, why is she constantly chewing at her legs and back?”

Why is AA So Ineffective?

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A Quora answer by Mark Urso, Author of “A Candle Lit”:

The problem with AA is something that happens very early, when a person, a “sufferer,” is first introduced to the idea, sees a pamphlet or checks out his first meeting … the system can easily lose its credibility and feel either like it’s extreme, or members are jumping to conclusions …

People are simply scared away before they join.

In my book, “A Candle Lit,” I call them “leavers-before-they-enter.”

The three biggest problems are …

Ambiguous Permanence: It’s never been proven alcoholism is permanent, but members commonly insist it is. This is a credibility hit if the new person thinks about it … To make matters confusing, the words “alcoholic” Continue reading “Why is AA So Ineffective?”