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Month: February 2017

Recent Reading

Books and other material worth picking up.   The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood Feb, 2017 Until this month I had never read “The Handmaid’s Tale”. My daughter left her copy at home and I picked it up to have something to read. I had also seen the trailer for an upcoming HULU movie based on the book and wanted to read the book before seeing their version. Having read several of the old classics (“1984”, “Brave New World”, “Fahrenheit 451”, …)and at least one of the YA updates (“The Hunger Games”,…

Laugh and the World Laughs With You.

Cry and you are just a pain in the butt to be around. This website (chuckstorla.com) is primarily for me to post opinions, rants and miscellaneous essays that will make the world a better place.1)They will make the world a better place at a minimum by allowing me to vent about annoyances and then calm down. I also occasionally update two sites that exist just so that I can give a chuckle to two or three of my friends.2)Two or three friends also describes the total readership of said sites. The…

Useful Tools

Personal recommendations for applications, devices, … [under consruction] Most cost-effective computer I own? A Mac If you are a diehard Windows fan then skip this paragraph. If you have an open mind and want the most effective computer to get some work done then get a Mac. I have used Windows in all of its various forms since the earliest days and still use Windows for some work and a few games. Ten years ago I purchased my first Macbook and since then my primary machine has been an Apple. The…