Ubergizmo
Share the Gadget Love
(Thomas) Patrick Killough (qigongbear)
posted "Did you know that every continuing-care retirement community has its own "cognitive style?"" about Where Should I Live When I Retire?: A Guide to Continuing-Care Communities.   May 30, 2013
Did you know that every continuing-care retirement community has its own Did you know that every continuing-care
Neither did I until I read Chapter 8, "The First Year and Beyond" of Bernice Kohn Hunt's 2006 WHERE SHOULD I LIVE WHEN I RETIRE? A GUID
posted "I tried SCHICK Hydro Five with built-in Hydrating Gel and stored away shaving mug, brush and soap" about Schick Hydro FIVE Disposable Razors.   March 29, 2013
I tried SCHICK Hydro Five with built-in
I asked amazon.com's VINE program to send me to use and review a free three pack of its HYDRO FIVE DISPOSABLE RAZORS. After an initial problem or
posted "I wish my new iHOME wired keyboard's F keys had symbols hinting what they do." about iHome by Lifeworks Technology IMAC-K121S Full Size Mac Keyboard with 2 USB Ports.   July 24, 2012
I wish my new iHOME wired keyboard's F k
Today I received from amazon.com/vine as a free sample to review a keyboard with the long name iHome by Lifeworks Technology IMAC-K121S Full Size Mac
posted "A Low-Tech Workaround Finally Gave Me Marley Coffee the Way I Like It" about Marley Coffee.   April 04, 2012
A Low-Tech Workaround Finally Gave Me Marley Coffee the Way I Like It A Low-Tech Workaround Finally Gave Me Ma
Ten days or so ago I accepted an invitation from amazon.com's VINE program to order at no cost to myself and review if I chose to a box of 15 pape
posted "If you are a franchisee you are "in business FOR yourself but not BY yourself"" about Ilan Alon - GLOBAL FRANCHISING OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT: CASES IN INTERNATIONAL AND EMERGING MARKETS OPERATIONS.   February 01, 2012
If you are a franchisee you are If you are a franchisee you are "in busi
Preliminary remark: Ubergizmo seems the right part of lunch.com to place this review because serious academic case studies of marketing are examples o
posted "Soehnle Brand Scales Keep Getting Thinner and More Fascinating. Maybe I can, too!" about Soehnle Easy Control Bathroom Scale - 63806.   October 03, 2011
Soehnle Brand Scales Keep Getting Thinner and More Fascinating. Maybe I can, too! Soehnle Brand Scales Keep Getting Thinne
The Soehnle Corporation of Nassau, Germany is a leading manufacturer of scales for bathroom and kitchen -- both fields crowded with competitors. 
posted ""the majority of feminine tasks are deadly dull and leave the mind so empty" (Ch. 14)." about John Wyndham - THE MIDWICH CUCKOOS.   September 24, 2011
"the majority of feminine tasks are dead
  One late September night around 1947 every single woman within the village of Midwich, England who could become pregnant did become pregnant.
posted "How This Ancient "Plugger" Tested Remington King of Shaves 5 Shaving System" about Remington King of Shave 5 Shaver.   August 26, 2011
How This Ancient How This Ancient "Plugger" Tested Reming
Lunch.com is only one of five on-line sites for which I merrily write product reviews, mainly of books. Each review site has its charms, its strength
posted "In the 60s everyone wanted to "grok."" about Stranger in a Strange Land.   July 31, 2011
In the 60s everyone wanted to In the 60s everyone wanted to "grok."
  In retrospect, Robert A. Heinlein's STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND seems quaintly sub-adult in its message, not much of a story, a very avera
posted "For less than $70 you can fill a nook in your home with a versatile workout machine" about Altus Athletic Altus Turbo Tower.   April 28, 2011
For less than $70 you can fill a nook in your home with a versatile workout machine For less than $70 you can fill a nook in
TURBO TOWER by Altus looks like a nearly five foot high clothes rack or a frame to dry a large wet towel. Amazon.com sent me a free sample to try out
posted ""I will be kind to the baby ... for always and always and always."" about Just-So Stories (Signet Classic).   April 05, 2011
"I will be kind to the baby ... for alwa
Just before I wrote this review for lunch.com, I went to wikipedia.org to refresh my memory. In the process I learned three new phrases describ
posted "Say something about philosophy and phenomenology, please." about Maurice Natanson - EDMUND HUSSERL: PHILOSOPHER OF INFINITE TASKS.   January 21, 2011
Say something about philosophy and phenomenology, please. Say something about philosophy and pheno
   For six of the seven years from 1956 through 1963 I was largely immersed in the study of academic philosophy: in Mobile, Alabama, Vienna,
posted ""Aw, don't make God look so foolish -- findin' fault wid everything He made"" about Their Eyes Were Watching God.   December 20, 2010
"Aw, don't make God look so foolish -- f
This is the story of Janie Mae Crawford. Her mother had been born on a plantation near Savannah in 1864, "with gray eyes and yaller hair" (
posted ""Knowledge is Power" - Sir Francis Bacon" about The Philosophical Breakfast Club: Four Remarkable Friends Who Transformed Science and Changed the World.   December 04, 2010
"Knowledge is Power" - Sir Francis Bacon
In 1833 The British Association for the Advancement of Science met, 852  members attending. Poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge rose and took the meeti
posted "How King Sancho the Fat became Sancho the Ex-Fat" about The Rise and Fall of Paradise.   November 22, 2010
How King Sancho the Fat became Sancho th
I shall try to be brief.    I am not wild about Elmer Bendiner's vignettes of the southwestern corner of Spain, Andalusia, in the 900
posted ""We hardly notice anything anymore"" about Where Did Noah Park the Ark?: Ancient Memory Techniques for Remembering Practically Anything.   November 21, 2010
"We hardly notice anything anymore"
The rather good book with a rather silly title: WHERE DID NOAH PARK THE ARK? has a more lucid subtitle: ANCIENT MEMORY TECHNIQUES FOR REMEMBERING PRA
posted "1819: when a man's "success in taking the whale" made young women's hearts beat faster" about James Fenimore Cooper - THE SEA LIONS, or THE LOST SEALERS.   November 18, 2010
1819: when a man's "success in taking th
James Fenimore Cooper (1789 - 1851) wrote two sea adventure novels (a genre he had invented in 1824 with THE PILOT starring real naval hero John Paul
posted ""Scotland was a village, and a very small one at that"" about Alexander McCall Smith - THE CHARMING QUIRKS OF OTHERS.   November 13, 2010
"Scotland was a village, and a very smal
  Vibrant, creative, incomparable Edinburgh, Scotland! Beloved of Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, David Hume, Robert Louis Stevenson, Arthur Co
posted "Van Vechten considered calling his novel THE GREAT BLACK WALLED CITY, WHITE TAR or REST YO COAT" about Carl Van Vechten - NIGGER HEAVEN.   November 10, 2010
Van Vechten considered calling his novel
In 1926 white novelist, literary critic and future photographer Carl Van Vechten considered calling his new book THE GREAT BLACK WALLED CITY, WHITE T
posted "James Fenimore Cooper - Crusader for "a man's right to be different from one's neighbors"" about James Fenimore Cooper.   November 07, 2010
James Fenimore Cooper - Crusader for "a
Six decades ago (1949) James Grossman gave to the world JAMES FENIMORE COOPER (1789 - 1851). His book is an unhurried but not excessively detailed st
posted "In economic theory, everybody is both producer and consumer" about Faustino Ballve - ESSENTIALS OF ECONOMICS.   November 05, 2010
In economic theory, everybody is both pr
    I have recently accepted an invitation to meet once a month for two hours after supper with the Asheville, NC Ludwig von Mises Club.
posted ""Sailors isn't so apt to pray ... as they ought to be. Women for prayers, and men for work"" about james fenimore cooper - jack tier or the florida reef.   November 01, 2010
"Sailors isn't so apt to pray ... as the
    JACK TIER or THE FLORIDA REEF begins in late winter or early spring of 1848. The war with Mexico will soon end in decisive victory fo
posted ""The blacker the berry/The sweeter the juice ... Negro folk Saying"" about Wallace Thurman - THE BLACKER THE BERRY.   October 27, 2010
"The blacker the berry/The sweeter the j
"The blacker the berry   The sweeter the juice ...   -- Negro folk Saying"      is the first of two
Community Rank
© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
Ubergizmo is part of the Lunch.com Network - Get this on your site
()
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since
reviews
comments
ratings
questions
compliments
lists