Not All It’s Cracked Up to Be

We went to Bed Bath & Beyond yesterday, and walked past a display of Eggies. I paused and looked at them, because I get so frustrated peeliIng eggs. I was deeply suspicious. I didn’t buy any, but I did use Google to learn... read more

Comic Timing

    Why I love and hate having a smartphone – The Oatmeal. This seemed appropriate, especially considering I have switched to a Motorola Razr. read more

Joss Is Boss

Buffy the Vampire Slayer lives on. The new comic book series, from Joss Whedon and Dark Horse Comics will pick up, with what would have been Season 8 in the story arc if they had not left TV following season 7. There is an interview with Joss in TV Guide, but it might have some things you would consider spoilers, depending on how much you like to just experience it as it comes. Here is one excerpt from... read more

In response to a friend Re: Credit Card Companies

about this rant I have had more than my share of financial problems. It is horrific to be faced with a cascading series of overdraft fees or late payment fines. Totally overwhelming. Yet, it was still my responsibility. Did it suck? Yes it totally did. The credit cards spelled out the penalties and the interest maximums though. Using them if I couldn’t afford those penalties was a choice I was... read more

Senators Don’t Think Americans Should Behave Responsibly

Senate Panel Slams Abusive Credit Card Practices Credit cards can be used to the consumer’s benefit. Credit cards can be abused to the consumer’s downfall. They can be used in a great many ways in between. The fact that the majority of Americans use them poorly says a lot more about our education system and lack of parenting in this country than it does about the credit card companies. They are... read more

« Previous Entries