Rogers Logo - © Rogers Communications

I woke up yesterday morning to a national blackout of my internet provider, Rogers Communications. This kind of thing sometimes happens, for no adequately explained reason, but the outage doesn’t last more than an hour or so. Yesterday, we were out from early morning to almost midnight…

Broken Internet Google - © 2021 Google

BREAKING NEWS: An Internet service outage lasting more than 24 hours crippled Maggie J’s news gathering capabilities and prevented new articles from being posted from 5:00 a.m. (EST) November 12 until moments ago. We’re working like little beavers to get your Saturday Fast Food Week update to you…

Broken Internet Google - © 2021 Google

Our Internet connection went ‘POOF!’ the night before last and was out all day yesterday. You’d never believe what a nuisance a prolonged outage is until you experience one yourself. The fact that yesterday’s Bog post never happened was just one impact of the disaster…

Tastes Odd - © eatthis.com

I hope this doesn’t mean I have somehow contracted COVID-19. Anosmia, or the loss of one’s ability to taste and/or smell things is said to be one of the cardinal signs that a person has gotten the bug. What’s it like to have this oddball affliction? I’ll share new developments the best I can…

Corn In Hand - © naturalsociety.com

I’m sick and tired again, today. And I can’t find any new and interesting on which to base a post. This is the first time in the 10-year history of this blog that I’ve truly and completely come up dry for subject matter. But suffice it to say – I’m using my ‘Get Out Of Work Free’ card again…

Feeling Sick - © healthline.com

The title of today’s post comes from an old Monty Python sketch in which the late, great Graham Chapman used it to lampoon a gassy politician. But since the clocks went back, our house has been very much like that in the mornings with the cats’, the dog’s and the humans’ body clocks all out of synch…