Laptop Woes

I use a very old laptop when I write. It was my daughter’s before she upgraded for college. When I started working from home I started using it for work. It was old and clunky, but it worked. I could do what I needed to do. Part of the screen was messed up. There was … More Laptop Woes

Post 1500

We have hit a milestone here at The World’s Common Tater. This is post 1500! Unlike TV shows, this milestone post will not be bigger and better than the rest of the posts. There are no big guest stars or events. Just me thinking about my blogging life. I started the blog way back in … More Post 1500

Upcoming Hiatus

I have not liked anything I have written today so I will do the quick post I planned for Thursday morning to let everyone know about an upcoming semi-hiatus. If everything goes as planned I will be leaving Tater Town soon and will be away for a little over a week. I will be spending … More Upcoming Hiatus

Still Boring

A while back I wrote about how it’s Hard to Be a Blogger When You’re Boring. I am reminded of that as I sit here contemplating what to write. I live in a place where everything is open at full capacity. I am fully vaccinated. Our positive percentage rate is below 1%. We have fewer than … More Still Boring

Admitting Defeat

I just scrapped two attempted posts. One was my planned post for today. The other was a post about my lack of sleep and how I’ve had trouble remembering what day it is with all my days being the same. I was not happy with either post and scrapped them. Here is a look at … More Admitting Defeat

Do Your Research

I recently read Sooley by John Grisham. It was not a typical Grisham book. Instead of a legal thriller, it was sports fiction about a basketball player from South Sudan who comes to the states to play college basketball. The book starts out strong. Sooley tries out for a team from Sudan that will tour … More Do Your Research

Off Kilter

This is the time of year where my becomes a TV blog. The networks release their fall schedules and I write about them. NBC threw me off by releasing theirs last week. The actual upfronts start today. NBC is this morning and FOX is this afternoon. At some point today, FOX will release their schedule … More Off Kilter