Category Archives: personal

Budgeting for Tougher Times

My recent move has left me a little shorter on cash than I would like. I was trying to figure out why I was coming up short and how to address the issue when it occurred to me that my … Continue reading

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Too Much, Too Late

I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve written about customer service issues in the last month, but the various sagas are not over. This week Office Depot appeared again after I’d pretty much written them off. They keep … Continue reading

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Video Games and Life Lessons

The last time I played video games on a regular basis, I had an Atari 2600; Defender and Pac-Man were still played on new machines in game rooms. Obviously that was a while ago. I tried playing some of the … Continue reading

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Labor Day Break

Yep, it’s that time again, where I realize it’s Monday and I haven’t written a post yet. However, fortunately it’s a holiday, so it’s also a good excuse to take the day off from my writing labors and concentrate on … Continue reading

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New Location Teething Problems

This past Saturday, I experienced another long phone call dealing with a customer service department. This seems to be a normal side effect of making a major change to one’s location or operations: expect teething problems as you get used … Continue reading

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