Posts tagged "Best Buy"

Micro Center Computer Store Macro Marvelous

We went. We saw. We bought, very much needed new laptop to replace the old slowly to run clunker, and an iPad2 to Skype the family far away. Let me explain why this hadn’t happened before. Having once upon a few years ago walked into the shiny and then empty Apple Store on a dull... Read more »

The Ides of December

What’s the matter with American business? For one thing, they have confrontational issues with their customers. And when they deign to acknowledge the little people, the corporations lick their lips in anticipation of their favorite word–MORE. They want more for less from us, like Bank of America’s lamebrain idea to charge $5 monthly fee for... Read more »
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    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 my father had accepted a job in Houston TX. I was ecstatic, it was a foreign land in 1961 America. After high school graduation, my parents’ gave me a matched set of fawn-colored hardsided American Tourister luggage. Taking the hint, I went to college; well four colleges in five years--it was the 60s after all. Meeting a young hirsute anti-war, soon-to-be-Peace Corps volunteer, I fell in love. After finishing up college coursework for my degree, but before I even walking a graduation stage, I grabbed the paper airline ticket my boyfriend had sent me, my brand-new passport, and was off to the airport and Lima, Peru.

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