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I’m not going to skydive

“Well, Duh!” I hear you saying. “Neither am I!” The thing is, though, I was going to skydive this coming Saturday, but they cancelled. Two months ago I joined an online group of older people who meet to go on excursions of various kinds. One person recently suggested […]

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Customer Service

I have a problem. Frequently, when seeking customer service over the phone and sometimes online I am asked for my Social Security Number. I don’t have one. As a Canadian snowbird I pay property taxes here and file an income tax return for my roommate’s rent, but I […]

Easy Promises

When I bought a new battery for my watch I was told that it was guaranteed for one year. If it died within that year I just had to bring in the receipt and they would replace the battery. How many people do you know who could, months […]

Internet Messaging Chat

Yesterday morning I signed on (again) with Match.com. After I had gone through the painfully lengthy signing on/profile writing/picture uploading procedure, I was already fed up with it and didn’t go any further. In the evening, I thought I would check to see if anyone had looked at […]