Category Archives: Murphy’s Law desk calendar

Murphy’s Law

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

The Ultimate Principle: By definition, when you are investigating the unknown you do not know what you will find.

Goofy guy’s appreciation of The Ultimate Principle: Thinking about The Ultimate Principle can fill up an entire day when you are sheltered in place…or some other place.

Murphy’s Law

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Third Law of Procrastination: Procrastination avoids boredom; one never has the feeling that there is nothing important to do.

Goofy guy’s caveat  concerning the Third Law of Procrastination: This ain’t working real well right now, but it has for nearly all of my life.

Murphy’s Law

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Doane’s First Law of Procrastination: The more proficient is at procrastination, the less proficient one need to be at all else.

Goofy guy’s admission concerning Doane’s First Law of Procrastination: Now i know why i’m not real good at a lot of things, but i have become an ace at procrastination.

Murphy’s Law

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Steiner’s First Precept: Knowledge based on external evidence is unreliable.

Goofy guy’s no comment on Steiner’s First Precept: In view of what’s going on and everyone’s need to provide external evidence, i shall make no comment. 

Murphy’s Law Desk Calendar

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Denniston’s Law: Virtue is its own punishment.

Denniston’s Corollary: If you do something right once, someone will ask you to do it again.

Goofy guy’s observation of Denniston’s Law and Corollary: and again and again and again. This, however, is not reciprocated.

Here We Go Again: Murphy’s Law Desk Calendar

Well, you see i continue and will forever be organizing my files in my office and other spurious locations around our home. This morning, i ran across more “Murphy’s Law” daily entries i had pasted on my action/to/calendar notebooks, which i had not posted here. So i’m back at it:

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Shanahan’s Law: The length of a meeting rises with the square of the number of people present.
 Goofy guy’s prediction concerning Shanahan’s Law: Looks like meetings will be much shorter in the immediate future.

“Murphy’s Law”

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Robert’s Axiom: Only errors exist.
Berman’s Corollary to  Robert’s Axiom: One Man’s error is another man’s error.
 Goofy guy’s corollary to Berman’s Corollary to Robert’s Axiom: A politician’s error is his or her opposition’s data.

“Murphy’s Law”

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Fifth Law of Unreliability: To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer.
 Goofy guy’s admission pertaining to the Fifth Law of Unreliability: i have erred but since computers have come into my life, the errors have exponentially expanded.