Customer service – the bane of everyone!

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 Writer’s note: To fully understand this post you may have to live in the US, the land of extremely high drug prices and zero customer service. Proceed at your own risk. I was alive back when there was real customer … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 2 – Sizing, old, updates, emoji’s, Medicare

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Say what? – I saw a pair of shoes that were marked “relaxed fit.” What is that? If you want looser shoes, you size up. Sounds like an advertising gimmick to make you think something is more comfortable than it … Continue reading

Random 5 (plus 1 for France!) for November 15 – People, massage, vet appointments, Medicare, birds, Starbucks

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Thoughts for our friends abroad — It’s hard to focus on a humor blog when the world is crashing. I’m having a hard time getting my head around this stuff. How does killing concert goers or diners or other “soft targets” … Continue reading

Random five for October 5

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Call papa bear – Maybe you have seen those ads with Peyton Manning in his new Buick using the voice recognition system. Mine doesn’t work like his. In fact, mine doesn’t always work. I long for the days when I … Continue reading

Aging into the system – kicking and screaming

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In the past week or so, I have had some of the most depressing events of my life. First, I signed up for Medicare. That is just nasty. Don’t get me wrong, I am grateful that the government has such … Continue reading