It has gotten to the point where I
could easily spend all day, every day doing nothing but
email. I choose not to do this. Since I am now
self-employed AND retired, my life will no longer be ruled
by the tyranny of the "inbox".
I am basically an introvert, and not a "Chatty-Cathy."
Delayed Diligence: I may go for several days, without
looking at my email at all.
Here are my Email response priorities
1. Google, FBI, FTC, etc.- - - hours - low volume
2. Friends and relatives - - - - days - - low volume
3. Errors on my websites - - - days - - low volume
4. Email from nice people - - weeks -- high volume - I wish
I could answer all.
If your message is legitimate, and not
spam (unsolicited, unwanted email), I will usually,
eventually get back to you. As they annoyingly say, "We
apologize for any possible inconvenience." Particularly
obnoxious spam will be addressed.
This # was previously owned by Curtis Cobarrubias. Eleven
years later, I STILL get his calls.
This # was also used by "Crystal Realm", a now-defunct shop
(#E09) in the Capitola Mall on 41st
The latest number I had for Curtis is - (831) 588-7518.
I don't know where he is now.
Stop calling MY number trying to find
I find robo-spamming
intrusive, annoying and illegal. I do all I can to frustrate
If you call me, you MUST ring SIX times, AND leave a
- REAL callers ALWAYS leave a message.
- Robo-callers ALWAYS hang up after 5 rings.
My ringer is always turned off.
For me to answer you,
There MUST be a CallerID NAME, AND I must recognize
This is due to all the spoofed Caller ID spam
robo-calls I get.
NONE of the following Caller IDs will EVER be
ANY CITY NAME,
NAME NOT FOUND,
OUT OF AREA,
or TOLL-FREE CALL.
I have registered with the US Government DO
NOT CALL LIST, which is
a joke that isn't funny at all, since the telemarketers
actually use it for A SOURCE OF NUMBERS to torture
P.O. Box 172
Soquel, CA 95073
If email is not secure enough for you, you can always
anonymously mail your information to me.
I DO respond quite well to
any errors reported. There have been several. Many fine
folks have taken the time to send me corrections, which I
verify and fix ASAP.
Sorry, I do not respond to
I do not grant links for the asking. I do not believe in
I have received MANY invitations to LinkedIn. There is
always JUST ONE option - "Confirm you know Joe." I do
NOT know Joe. LinkedIn advises never to click, if I do not
know Joe. So, just what is the point of all the Spam from
After many invitations, I STILL am not LinkedIn,
since they offer JUST ONE option - "...if I know". What a
screwed-up message, and waste of time.
So, to -
Amit Bhawani, Dean Schlosberg, Kent Georgi, Lance Ledet,
Greg Long, Mel Batterman, Rick Starr, and all the others
whom I DO NOT KNOW, you need to give me a second option,
other than asking me to LIE, and say that I know
I broke down. I am now on LinkedIn.
Not to find employment (nobody wants to hire a 75-year-old),
but just to provide a little historical perspective for old
timers, who may have some interest in bygone days.
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