Tagged: money

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foodie: wine tasting at the Ritz!

Last night Liz and I were invited to a “special event” at the Ritz-Carlton by Martha. Checking in with twitter all day does sometimes pay off! After the initial “woo hoo!” wore off, I checked out what I’d gotten myself...

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OBEY: CONSUME & DISCARD

Well I’m glad someone finally said it. So far I haven’t bought a single thing, though I am thinking of stuff for myself. I might finally break down and grab myself one of those guitar band type game things. I...

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gadgets: Ba-boop! Pizza’s here!

I thought it was bad when there were talks to add a “pizza” button to World of Warcraft. Thankfully that never came about, but apparently they’re still marketing easy pizza access to people without having to get up. From a...

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comics: Gay Marriage? Oh Noes!!

Another fun strip from Sinfest: Your Corporate Masters. I find it a little funny that New England seems up to speed on this while California, a place most associate as being our country’s own little version of Hell on Earth...

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DC schools: Paid for Grades

D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee announced plans yesterday to boost dismal achievement at half the city’s middle schools by offering students an unusual incentive: cash. — WaPo: D.C. Tries Cash as a Motivator In School Ok, what?! I’m all...

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The (economic) power of prayer?

I wrote about Pray At The Pump about a month ago, and now they’re claiming victory. They believe their prayers have actually caused the price of gas to drop: “We were down in Huntsville, Alabama. We finished praying,” Mr Twyman...

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Jesse Jackson shouldn’t cut things off…

… and neither should you! Two things I saw recently in Express. In yesterday’s Blog Log, Motherhood Uncensored is declaring an August event called Blog the Recession. The idea is that instead of just reading your favorite blogs in your...

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B of A: Higher Standards? Right.

I called up Bank of America to request a credit line increase. I’ll do the mini-rant in reverse and say first-off that I was successful. Now for my issues: Discovering that their online page for Credit Line Increases is broken....

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in DC: the picture I didn’t take

I’m sure we all could create just as many entries as there are over on Unphotographable about the pictures we didn’t take, but one I didn’t take this morning triggered a memory from years ago. I was waiting on the...