Posts Tagged: amazon

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 … Read the rest

Blueberry sneakers

I’m sure I’ve mentioned before (and after more than 1,000 posts, probably more than once) how much my shopping habits have changed.

Yes, Amazon has been a big part of that transformation, but I was buying off bidding sites like … Read the rest

To all things an ending

Six and a half years. It’s not a lot, but it might be more than other people get. Regardless, it’s all the time I had and despite some regrets and mistakes along the way, it’s something I can make peace … Read the rest

Quality control

Size does matter.

I’m an Amazon convert. Although I have been doing mail order and online ordering for years without reservation, I tended to be dubious about Amazon, keeping more to the eBay’s of the world.

This may have had … Read the rest

Filling in the blanks

This past weekend, I stopped into a small jewelry store to get the lobster clasp on my chain repaired. In reality, these things are never “repaired”, they are replaced and, being gold, it’s actually a pretty penny.

It’s a chain … Read the rest

Just an old-fashioned love song

(yes, they were one of my favorite bands)

I’ve made no secret of my difficulty in getting into e-books. Reading them, that is.

There’s just something so antiseptic about reading from a little flat glass screen. Sure, I got the … Read the rest

Dispensing with the nonsense

Continuing on with my unintended but apparently thematic week, now it’s time to discuss my endlessly thwarted efforts to provide a stylistically and color-coordinated match for my guest bathroom in that most critical of items – the soap dispenser.

Now … Read the rest

Recommended reading

There are a lot of books in the world. Lots.

So many, that it is impossible anyone can read them all in one lifetime. Add in the recent upswell in self-published books and you have an enormous (and potentially confounding) … Read the rest