Category Archives: Public Service Announcements
Not every merchant will do it, but if you recall a while back, Visa and MasterCard and retailers were involved in a lawsuit to determine whether the retailer could charge the credit card fee directly to the consumer. The ruling is that retailers can in fact pass their cost of credit card processing onto consumers. [...]
First, a public service announcement. Sunday, August 26 is Go Topless Day. Rallies are planned for Washington, DC., Seattle, Miami, Columbus, Asheville, Honolulu, Chicago and probably others. Consider this your final warning. OK. now for this week’s post. Think of last week as sort of like the grand finale of a fireworks show. This week, we [...]
I recall an advertisement from several years ago which had as its background music the Breakfast March of PeeWee Herman fame. In the commercial shoppers were systematically moving around making purchases with plastic and the whole process went swimmingly until someone wanted to pay cash. Then the whole system came tumbling to a halt. The [...]
Just in time for the 4th of July comes this tasty looking recipe. Happy Birthday, America.
The thought here is that places like facebook, youtube and the like may go forever while you most assuredly will not. It is a good idea to review your online presence and then, in terms consistent with “the terms and conditions” of your favorite online sites, designate that your executor be granted authority to remove [...]
There are enormous differences in cup size notation between manufacturers. This is especially true in sizes above D in the US, UK, AUS and NZ. In general, sizes between AA and DD are fairly standard but once we get above this there is little or no coherence. Some manufacturers use size DD but then continue [...]
There is a serial rapist on the loose in Ann Arbor. Six women have been attacked, two of them raped, since July 15. The other four have managed to escape. Please be careful.
Image by dane brian via Flickr Bacon could be heading over $6.00 a pound this summer. And just in time for BLT season….
Big Blue links to a youtube video today regarding the bike lanes in New York. Seems to me, that if there is to be a ticket issued regarding the bike lanes, then it ought to be for people who are in the bike lane and not on a bike. You know those High Occupancy Vehicle [...]