Tag Archives: shopping

Love/Hate and Unfortunate Solicitations

May the stress begin!  It’s the holiday season! Mostly I love Christmas (the LIGHTS! the LOVE! the JOY!) [the cookies! the booze!], but I really don’t enjoy the events leading up to and surrounding the holidays. Despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Why Am I Always Shopping Under A Full Moon?

Originally posted on Cordelia's Mom, Still:
Yes, it’s another full-moon weekend. It’s not that I shop a lot, nor that the full moon brings out the animal shopper in me.  My job is so busy and so stressful that…

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Windfall

Honesty is not something generally expected of the Federal Government. So imagine my surprise (and joy) when I received a notification from the Social Security Administration that they had made an error in initially calculating my benefits and that a … Continue reading

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Must I Do EVERYTHING Myself?

I’ve learned to pump my own gas.  I’ve accepted those automated phone systems which replaced real, live customer service people.  I’ve finally (mostly) gotten over the anger I felt when the Verizon representative told me to go outside and check … Continue reading

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