There was a time in the history of this website where the Quick Quips format was a popular crutch.  It allows me to empty the tank of a bunch of half-baked thoughts and tidbits that I think are worth sharing.  In looking back at this past year of posts I see that this will only be the fourth edition since the calendar flipped to 2013.  For that I apologize.  Please consider your Quick Quip itch scratched via the following…