I received an email from a reader who was nice enough to take the time to email me about a grammar error she noticed on one of my blog posts. Here is her email: Subject: Guru, I have some advice From: “Garcia, Stephanie” Date: Fri, January 15, 2016 10:37 am Hi Guru, I stumbled upon […]
Entries Tagged as 'Random Stuff'
January 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Random Stuff
December 11th, 2015 · No Comments · Cell Phones, General Marketing, Random Stuff, The Joy of Fatherhood, Trade Show Marketing
Alternate Title #1) Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader? Alternate Title #2) Fast Thinking vs Slow Thinking My sixth grade son brought home some math logic problems from his elementary school’s math club weekly meeting. The math club is open to fifth and sixth graders. He told me about one of the problems that […]
January 15th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Random Stuff
Every now and then I’ll see a great video and post it here. This is one of those times, and one of those posts. But in addition to posting the video, I’m raising a question… not about the video, but about marketing. As for the video, it’s called Sling Baby, and it is one of […]
September 6th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Random Stuff
Every blogger should have a “random stuff” category. I know I am the Trade Show Guru, and you expect to read about trade show marketing here, but sometimes I get brain freeze on the subject of trade show marketing, and need to write about something else (actually, regular readers will know that this happens more […]
August 28th, 2009 · 6 Comments · Random Stuff
You may think that because I wrote posts about Trade Show Zombies and Spamming Zombies, that I have a “thing” for zombies, perhaps even a zombie fetish. Well, I don’t have a zombie fetish, and I don’t believe in zombies either (though I keep a necrosledge in the back of the hallway closet just in […]
August 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Random Stuff
I knew who Chuck Norris was when I was growing up, but I was never a fan. He was just one of several “tough guy” karate movie actors at the time. I thought karate movies were kind of silly. When the hero was about to fight the bad guy and got into that classic karate […]
July 17th, 2009 · 10 Comments · Random Stuff
My wife and son planted some carrots this year. Three of the carrots decided to grow together and create carrot art. I call the “art sculpture” these three carrots created Carrot Love. I’ve never seen anything like it. Have you? FYI: The picture (you can click to enlarge) has three views of the same three […]
May 26th, 2009 · 9 Comments · Random Stuff
While I’m a big believer in the old saying “there’s no such thing as a free lunch,” and almost always free isn’t free. But actually, sometime free really is free. One example is anti-virus programs. In the beginning, I thought to get good protection again computer viruses, I needed to pay for it, so I […]
May 19th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Random Stuff
A man and a dog were walking along a deserted road. The man was enjoying the scenery, when suddenly he realized that he was dead. He vaguely remembered dying, and and he knew that the dog walking beside him had been dead for years. He wondered to himself where the road was leading them.
May 12th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Random Stuff
Here in Santa Barbara, California, we’ve just gone through our fourth big wildfire in two years. The first wildfire was the Zaca fire in 2007 that burned in our “back country” and ended up being the second largest fire in California history.