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The Best Apple Store Support Story Ever Told

We know the iPhone hates sweaty hands.  Now I can confirm for you that the iPad is also averse to large, sweaty, men — sort of like the one you see below — unapologetically lurking on the New York City subway system.

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Donald Trump in Washington Square Park

Last week, Janna was in Greenwich Village, and she happened upon a street filming scene near Washington Square Park starring Donald Trump.  She snagged The Donald in action with her iPhone.  Who knew then what we know now:  Trump was filming the opening for last night’s live “Celebrity Apprentice” finale.

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The Deceit of Cached CafePress Keyword Artifacts

A couple of days ago, in our Memeingful blog, I wrote an article called — “Stealing Janna Sweenie” — that dealt with an un-named seller on an un-named commercial website that was using Janna’s good name and American Sign Language products to sell really ugly postcards and other knickknacks and trinkets. 
Today, I am ready to reveal the rest of the story and to publicly identify CafePress.com as the commercial website involved.

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Stealing Janna Sweenie

Do you own your own good name?  Or can someone take your name, your expertise in the field, and use it to sell t-shirts and postcards without your approval or knowledge?  My beloved wife Janna Sweenie and I write American Sign Language books together.  One of our bestsellers is “Hand Jive” — and that’s where this torrid story begins and ends.

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Donated in Memory Of

I love using Google Alerts to track my life online.  How many David Boles folk are out there in the world?  Who is stealing my stuff?  Sometimes, though, an alert brings good news that touches the heart and when I read this Google News alert on my iPhone, I was stopped:

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Three Words You Never Say to a Woman

Janna and I have been watching Big Brother 11 slowly recover from its infection of vile players — especially recently “expelled” Chima who wanted to have sex with a “terrorist” because she was bored before she falsely labeled him as such — and we have enjoyed the rise of “good-hearted” and the “non-schemers” into power.  However, with power comes a closer examination, and current power couple Jeff and Jordan are already sounding relationship alarms even as they share the same bed.

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Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac

I am delighted and honored to announce my latest book — Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac — is now published and available for purchase everywhere outstanding books are sold!

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