Old Navy Tried to Rip Me Off

I prefer to wear inexpensive, non-branded/non-logo clothes1 . My avoidance of over-priced merchandise is a silent economic/political statement on my part. Last week I checked Old Navy online to see if some specific pants and shirts were in stock at the Old Navy flagship store in San Francisco. According to their website, only one item was available for in-store pickup.… Continue reading

About the USPS (United States Postal Service)

I’ve always been a huge fan of the United States Postal Service (USPS), even as big business wants to privatize it to make themselves even richer. Our postman in Sausalito, Bernie, was such a nice guy. My postwoman in Decatur years ago would leave me little notes thanking me for the few times (semi-annually) I would empty my mailbox–all of… Continue reading

Speed Binge Watching TV

I have “invented” a new form of binge watching TV. I’m calling it Speed Binge Watching™. So what is it, and why would you want to speed binge watch? What Is It Speed Binge Watching is binge watching with a twist. When speed binge watching, you constantly fast forward through entire scenes. This is typically done by holding down the… Continue reading

Let’s Just Get It Over With Already: MAGA!

The Republicans are not going to achieve the goals of their “constituents,” MAGA, until: anyone earning over $250,000 a year doesn’t have to pay any taxes at all: federal, state, or local the corporations these people work for or own don’t have to pay any taxes at all: federal, state, or local none of the tax revenue everyone else pays… Continue reading

Our “Save the Tree” Cam

Here’s another product I can rave about: the Ring Solar Cam. We have a Ring doorbell, and we really like it. When someone approaches the front door, it notifies us on the phone. We can look and see who it is. We can have a two-way conversation with them. The camera in the doorbell automatically records and sends the video… Continue reading

Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, and Fiat 500e Owner Comparison

This post is a Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, and Fiat 500e owner comparison. I’m a huge fan of electric-powered transportation. We have 3 cars (two in Atlanta, and one in San Francisco). All of them are electric. We purchased them in this order: a Nissan Leaf (2011), a Tesla Model S (2014), and the Fiat 500e (2017). Since we… Continue reading