Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How?

Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How?

I was bored so I decided to type in the five W’s and How into a Google search field and see what it came up with for the first ten predictions of each one.  Then I figured I would put my own spin on them.  I don’t recommend using any of my verbiage for a term paper though. Who is – Who is who?  I think you forgot to finish your query there. Who should I start – I can only assume…

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My Own Disclosure

My Own Disclosure

No, I didn’t get sexually harassed by Demi Moore at a tech company like Michael Douglas did in Disclosure.  Nothing quite that dramatic, but something did happen to me.  Before I tell you, let me ask you a question.  Can a man be sexually assaulted?  I’m sure most of you will quickly say, “Well of course he can!”  However, in the back of your mind, do you really believe that?  Tell you what, let’s stick a pin in that and get…

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Boy, did he knock on the wrong door

Boy, did he knock on the wrong door

Let’s set the scene: Single man is sitting in his condo circa 2001/02 watching TV.  It’s probably a Thursday night and NBC is still enjoying it’s Must See TV heyday, so single man is probably watching Friends or ER. *Knock Knock on the front door* Single man gets up and answers the front door where he sees another man holding a clipboard. “Hello,” says clipboard man with a smile on his face. “Hi,” says single man. “I’m in your neighborhood today asking…

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Halloween Petition: Give Me A Treat And Sign!

Halloween Petition: Give Me A Treat And Sign!

This is going to be short and sweet, which ironically, is the characteristics of the “fun size” candy passed out on Halloween.  Fun size?  What’s fun about smaller candy?  It would be more appropriate if they called it “giant sized”, but only because that’s the way a normal candy bar would appear to a giant.  Damn it!  I’ve already gone off on a tangent.  This isn’t even what the topic of this post is supposed to be about.  Let me try…

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Not The Hiking Story I Thought I Would Be Telling

Not The Hiking Story I Thought I Would Be Telling

“No plan survives first contact with the enemy.” – Paraphrased from Field Marshal Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no telling where you might be swept off to.” –J.R.R. Tolkien Well, I’m back from my hiking adventure and as you can probably surmise from the title and the quotes that followed, things did not go exactly according to…

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Think I’ll Go For A Stroll

Think I’ll Go For A Stroll

This isn’t really a post.  It’s more of a “Yes, I’m still alive” message.  I know I haven’t posted anything lately and there might be 2.5 people out there wondering why.  I also have been mostly absent from reading and commenting on my favorite blogs.  Don’t worry.  I haven’t thrown in the towel.  I’ve just been slammed at work lately and I’ve also been consumed with preparing for something.  Hmm, what was it I was preparing for?  Oh yeah, I…

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Search Term Roulette

Search Term Roulette

Fellow bloggers like to write posts about interesting search terms that bring people to their blogs.  It’s a pretty regular feature on The Bloggess, and ACWMH just did a post of her own.  This got me to wondering about my search terms.  In just a little over a year I’ve had exactly two search terms that were defined. Videos showing a small cog in a bihg machine – No bihg mystery here, considering the title of my blog, despite the…

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Prilosec Is My Xanax

Prilosec Is My Xanax

Brace yourself. A rare serious post from this small cog. In a recent post I alluded to the fact that I had issues and that I’d be writing about them soon. Even though I said soon, I’ve kind of been putting it off. No longer. While I’ve never come right out and said it on this blog, I haven’t hidden the fact that I suffer from bouts of depression. The BIG D has currently got me in its grip again, so…

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Life Made Me a Mix Tape

Life Made Me a Mix Tape

Think back.  Sorry, yes there is homework in this post.  Again, think back.  Did all your serious relationships come with a song?  You know, that “we have to have a song” type of relationship?  I’m sure there will be “non-conformists” that say no.  I’m not one of them.  When I think back on my past relationships, I can pick five serious ones going back to when I was 14 years old.  Michelle #1 (number designation will be apparent in a second), Rhonda, LaManna,…

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It’s My BBirthday!

It’s My BBirthday!

No, I didn’t finger fuck the “B” key when I typed that.  It’s not my birthday.  It is my BLOG BIRTHDAY!  Just A Small Cog is a whopping one year old today!  If you’ve even followed me a little bit then you knew it was going to be a beer up there and not cake.  A few months ago I updated the About This Small Cog page after a look back to when I started.  I think that section bears repeating here:…

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