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One man’s knick-knack is another man’s Bric-a-brac,

Last week I sat down to write my weekly column about a visit to a thrift store and wondered if describing it as ‘an upscale thrift store’ would be considered oxymoronic. I never came to any conclusion but decided to … Continue reading

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WTF?? #23

A little one line item this month in my AARP bulletin caught my eye. In essence, it said “FDA approves shipping of chickens slaughtered in the United States to China for processing and return to this country for consumption. I … Continue reading

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idiot commercials.

There is a truck dealer in Bloomington, Indiana who is having a truck sale for the month of September and he is calling this promotion ‘the truck-tember’ sale. I refuse to buy anything from a business who feels the need … Continue reading

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I know a bargain when I see one.

So, if you’re a large retail outfit and you have an item that isn’t moving, what do you do?? Why, you mark it down, of course. I imagine these were flying off the shelves after this masterful marketing move. A … Continue reading

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Are we sure about this.

The A.M.A. recently declared that Obesity is a disease Here’s another one of those ‘Let’s not take any personal responsibility” things.That’s the last thing this country needs, an excuse for the Obesity epidemic. If we have a reason for being … Continue reading

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What the Hell??

While watching the news this morning, I read the following sentence on the news crawler across the bottom of the television screen: ‘Taliban announces start of Spring offensive in Afghanistan.’ Did I wander into some kind of alternate universe? I … Continue reading

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In this morning’s news. —- I guess you can call it that.

The Internet is fast becoming the media of choice for folks to turn to for their news. It is so much easier and faster. You don’t have to walk outside the front door to pick up a newspaper. The effect … Continue reading

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