I think we’re all over predatory capitalism. I certainly am. And I suspect that Amazon.com plays a dirty little trick with their repeat customers who do a lot of business with them. Here’s what I’ve observed in our account…
For items I order from them more or less routinely, when I return to re-order the items, they have suddenly had… Continue reading
When things go wrong, they can quickly pile up. This was my week for bad delivery karma. I ordered several completely unrelated things, and for different reasons, getting them delivered to the house became an enormous challenge.
Almost every time I use DoorDash to deliver food to the house, I swear up and down I will never use… Continue reading
Yesterday, a second package from Goulet Pen Company arrived. I bought a fountain pen, some ink and some paper. This purchase is part of my unplugging adventure, my efforts to slow down, be more attentive and mindful of the now, and feel more feedback from the analog world all around me. More on the latter later.
At any rate, I… Continue reading
Last week I was reminiscing about the barber shops I went to as a child. My mother read the post and asked me if the old Lucky Tiger Cru-Butch Control Hair Wax I wore in my hair way back when was still sold. I had looked for it a while back and couldn’t find it. But I thought, at her… Continue reading