Category Archives: For Facebook

Shopping In The Age Of Covid-19

Yesterday, I did our weekly grocery shopping. While standing in line at checkout, there was a gen-Zish, hipsterish couple (Assumptions based upon: Holding hands, neither was likely old enough to drink, both wore 1950’s glasses with plain glass in them, and the (presenting) male of the couple had a knit cap on that could easily […]

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The New Metlife User Experience

Metlife(in email): Log in to your account to learn all about our new, enhanced user interface, built with you in mind! Me: Here are my username and password. Metlife: The data you’ve entered doesn’t match credentials on file. Me: Tell me my username. I’ve selected all the cars. Here’s my pet’s name, mother’s middle initial, […]

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No More Plastic Shopping Bags: The environment is saved! (Except it isn’t)

The Devil's Totes

As of March first, 2020, “single-use” shopping bags have been banned in New York State, a bold but profoundly stupid measure intended (as usual) to “protect the environment.” As far as I can tell, this is a deeply misguided and politically motivated initiative that is bound to produce far more harm to the environment than […]

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The Dealer

Me, leaving a medical procedure: Just a minor question, Doctor. Is a known side-effect of that new drug wild, intense, hallucinatory, almost entheogenic dreams? Doctor: Why, yes. Have you had one? Me (on the inside): No, I was just validating your medical degree!Out Loud: Yes, several times a night, all weekend. Doctor: Did you enjoy […]

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Another Revolting Development at RPI

Magazine ‘Money Inc’, the creator of the prestigious list, ignored academics, cost, and quality of education entirely in their consideration of RPI’s ranking, seeing them as inconsequential compared to the student experience of the school.

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