Last Newspaper Subscriber Standing Canceling?

It's my age, I like a hard copy of the newspaper. And I like it in hand, not on some gizmo...a newspaper. Remains of a tree.

So yes, I pay through the nose to get the New York Times--the hard copy of it, daily. What joy. Like chocolate, rich and creamy writing--without the calories.

And weekends, the Chicago Tribune monster Sunday newspaper. I'd get it daily, but they keep firing reporters--especially international news reporters. Weird, like a kitchen firing the cooks. What's left? Pots and tablecloths, and not many customers.

So there I am, stuck. I want the paper, but the newspaper delivery people seem to be unable to meet their guarantee of by 6:30 AM Monday to Friday and 8:00 AM Sunday.

This morning I read on the iPad--do I cancel my subscription? Why do I pay for non-timely delivery? Plunk. The sound, my husband looks out--points to wrist (as in the soundless you are LATE). Ah, what a customer non-friendly woman--she shrugged. What does she care. Not much.

So you tell me, why not cancel?


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    TIMELINE June 1972 to June 1973---Candace moves to Lima (Peru)----- June 1973 to May 1974---Candace and The Husband live in Glendale AZ----- May 1974 to August 1974---Living in Toronto, Ontario (Canada)----- September 1974 to May 1975---Living in Aberdeen SD----- May 1975 to July 1979---Living in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)----- July 1979 to June 1980---Living in Asuncion (Paraguay)----- June 1980 to September 1980---Living in NYC----- September 1980 to November 1982---Living in Connecticut----- November 1982 to January 1983---Living in Ponce, Puerto Rico (USA)----- February 1983 to July 1986---Living in Willemstad, Curacao (Netherlands Antilles)----- July 1986 to July 1989---Living in Guayaquil (Ecuador)----- July 1989 to July 1995---Living in Connecticut (yes, again)----- July 1995 to August 2001---Living in Mexico City (Mexico)----- August 2001---Return to Gringolandia (a.k.a. United States of America)----- I was an accidental expatriate; love and marriage led me to it. One day I was a bandy-legged kid sitting atop my dogwood tree looking out of my small backyard world in 1950s New Jersey, wanting to move somewhere--anywhere, different. Next thing I knew I met a young hirsute anti-war, soon-to-be-Peace Corps volunteer, fell in love and moved to Peru in the 1970s. WHAT an adventure it's been!! NOTE: I gave up Facebook, so apologies that I cannot answer any comments since it is only set up via FB.

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