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Selling your Soul to Buy Beer

I went into my local grocery store / home goods store last week and purchased a 12-pack of beer. It’s a national chain that you would immediately recognize and could guess the name of instantly. You’d probably hit it right in the bullseye on your first guess. I’m not going to call them out by […]

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You Don’t Need My Phone Number for a Purchase

My wife and I were at a Payless shoe store near downtown Orlando yesterday.  Carey complains she never has enough shoes and wanted to buy some cute little loafers that she could beat up and wear during the warm summer months.  I know better than to argue when she says she doesn’t have enough shoes, even […]

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Rant: Update on Gap Brands

(see Original Post) So I sent Gap Brands an email demanding that they delete my online account. Their response: Thank you for your inquiry about your gap.com online account. Unfortunately, we are unable to delete your online account. However, we recommend deleting your account information directly from our website to ensure your account is set […]

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Rant: Gap Brand Forces Membership

Today’s blog is a rant on poor and intrusive website design. If you’re not into these types of issues, feel free to skip this blog. My niece’s birthday is tomorrow. She turns 25-years-old. Being the procrastinator that I am, I went out this morning to buy her a gift card. not knowing what to buy […]

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No you can’t have my number!

Carey, the kids, and I were out shopping tonight for some necessary clothing for the kids. As I was checking out at the counter, the clerk said: “Can I have you telephone number sir?” I immediately answered, “No, you may not.” The clerk looked at me and said slowly, “ooohhhhkayyyy….” She obviously thought I was […]

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