Monthly Archive: April 2008

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Economo-Stimulo Powers, Activate!

Fredo already mentioned one store giving back 10% extra if you cash/spend your economic stimulus check there. The Bargainist just came out with an updated list of ways to get more with your check including retailers giving bonuses, cashing the...

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Mac in Black

My slightly frivolous purchase arrived. I’ll take that economo-stimulo check now, please! 🙂 With a bit of advice and encouragement from some friends online, I was able to get it up and running and transferred all the info, docs and...

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“It wasn’t in a skanky way.”

After seeing all the hubbub over the Vanity Fair photospread featuring Miley Cyrus, I meant to post this last night. One of the concerns seems to be that “maturity” and sexual awareness keeps shifting to a younger generation. I’ve only...

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Fiscal Responsibility and You! *zzzzz*

After all that debt nonsense, the last thing I need is a new credit card… or is it? That’s the problem with the mystical credit score, you know what can obviously help it, but beyond that you can barely tell...

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Trace your path, leave your tracks…

I’m not usually a fan of loafers, but I absolutely love these shoes from Berluti. Not necessarily for their style, which is cute, but for the soles. Usually lycanthropes (and Clan Gangrel) are portrayed dressing a bit more rustic and...

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Cute ad: Surprise Mom

I normally don’t pay that much attention to commercials, thank you TiVo, but I caught this one and it cracked me up. Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it...

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Stepford Saturday

Ever had a Stepford morning? I used to have them in Alexandria a lot more often. For me it’s a morning when I’m up bright and early, willingly, and a plan forms. Even though I’d been out the previous night...

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Ignorance is Strength

In yet another effort to simultaneously move us closer and take us back to “1984”, the current administration is making changes to the language of some federal agencies. There are good reasons for it, but it does reinforce the fact...

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Rapaciousness in Blue

I really love my new dishes! When I was living in Logan Circle and had a roommate, I bought a really nice double set of Mikasa settings for 4. He didn’t contribute anything to the kitchen and between our cooking...