Prices are plunging! If you have cash and job security, you can pick up some cheap crap you and your loved ones don’t need this holiday season. For the rest of us: Liquor prices have to come down soon, too. USA! USA! USA!
Category Archives: shopping
I don’t like to attack my new products with a knife, but some companies leave me no choice. I bought a $17 Duracell battery charger (includes 4 AA rechargeables) at Walmart. It took me 15 minutes to get it out of the packaging. I sustained a superficial cut on the upper knuckle of my right [...]
I have a difficult time parting with expired milk. I have about two glasses worth of milk that expired four days ago. Usually, I notice the expiration date approaching and will finish the gallon no later than two days after expiration. I’ve never known this two-day-expired milk to taste/digest questionably. I should have seen this [...]
To the woman in front of me at Price Chopper: Congratulations! You’re friends with the checker! Awesome! Unfortunately, the rest of us don’t invest the time to develop lifelong friendships with grocery store clerks. Pay your total and let us get on with our lives. I would thank you for paying with cash, but a [...]
Dear store owner, You’ve achieved amazing symmetry with the two glass doors leading into your building. You could improve upon your feat by making both doors functional. The natural order of our country is to go right. You drive in the right lane, you go through the right door. Can you see the problems that [...]
Walmart checkout stands are usually stacked two deep. I’ve always thought that one line should filter into both checkout stands. This would allow a cleaner flow of traffic and reward those who stand in line longer. This works in theory. In reality, most people will jump to the second checkout stand if it looks like [...]
I went to Target for some Christmas shopping. Rather than having doors that slide open. Target has traditional automatic doors that fold open. As I approached the store, I noticed an old woman trying to escape from the entrance. She was standing about two inches from the glass, her cane helping to prop her up. [...]