Posts Tagged: amazon prime

Trouble counting to two

My admiration for Amazon grows daily. It’s not just the pricing, because they are not universally the cheapest (for instance, I’ve found a number of Halloween items significantly cheaper elsewhere), though most times they are at or below other retailers. It’s the consistency. Ever since they had a bad holiday season a couple of years… Read more »

Why so negative?

I’ve been going on about all my purchases online, particularly through my Amazon Prime membership (in fact, I have some Weber grill grates arriving later today). One of the more beneficial aspects of the internet and online shopping is that people weigh in with their opinions on the products and services they purchase. The vast… Read more »

This is why it costs less to have no ambition…

Despite pre-announcements, I’ve decided to let the Jamaican jerk chicken experiment marinate until this evening, precluding posting results here. In the spirit of good faith, I provide you with this related post. Now, read on… My retirement is so much more secure when I am without ambitions. As you all know (and if you don’t,… Read more »

That’s easy!

Having finally graduated to Hermit – Junior Class, one thing that becomes immediately apparent is I better be doing the shopping myself if I want any holiday presents. Unlike Brave Sir Robin, however, I know the answer to the questions three, and both my quest and my favorite color come into  play. Owing to the… Read more »

Shipper of fools or “Will you shut up already!”

Every day this week I have received a package containing more Halloween decorations.  It’s kind of neat, getting it piecemeal, as it allows me to build the outdoor display a little more each day. It makes me wonder, though, what are these companies doing shipping like that?  First you get charged a single amount, likely… Read more »

Best 70 bucks I’ve ever spent!

I’m in love! Ok, with some of my friends it would not be safe to have those two lines next to each other, but I know you readers think cleaner thoughts. Last year, my internet provider, Comcast, made me an offer I couldn’t refuse, switching me to their xfinity triple-play package at a cost that… Read more »