Category Archives: Economy

Impulse shopping

You know how bars sometimes have a two (or three) drink minimum? I think stores like Target and Trader Joe’s should just own up to the reality that they, too, have a minimum admission cost. Target almost always costs me … Continue reading

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My deductible is going to be how much??

Normally, I enjoy being a freelancer. I do. I like the flexibility and the variety. I remember being afraid, when I first embarked on the freelance life, that I’d never find a way to make it work for me. I … Continue reading

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Interested in health care?

Since I always love getting a shout-out from a friend or colleague, I’m going to take the opportunity to do the same for one of my people. I’m going to tell you, my loyal readers, about a blog that you … Continue reading

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Wanted: a good cover-up

Dear Fashion Gods (or Women’s Clothing Manufacturers….either one): I realize that you have your grand visions for the way you think women’s clothing should look and function. However, I have discovered a glaring problem with one of your visions, and … Continue reading

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U-T lets its people go…and the Chronicle…and…

And yet more bad news from the newspaper world made the headlines today. Guess we shouldn’t be surprised. On the heels of getting new ownership, the San Diego Union-Tribune is cutting 192 positions. They haven’t said yet what newsroom positions … Continue reading

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