Tag: miscellaneous

Amazon’s outstanding customer service

For many months now, the portable music player that I’ve used while running (a SanDisk Sansa Clip+) has been cutting out. The screen gave out completely, and then last week it finally died. I decided to buy the updated SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip, and, of course, purchased it from Amazon. Just like all of the …

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The lawn won today

Today was the first lawn cutting of the season, and I believe that the lawn won the battle. I had to double-cut the entire back yard, once taking off about 7 cm, and then a second time taking off another 5 cm. I think it took seven or eight lawn refuse bags, and a full …

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A huge loss for comedy

On Sunday, at the age of 71, George Carlin died of heart failure. He was certainly a comedic icon, probably most remembered for “Al the Hippy Dippy Weatherman,” the “7 words you can’t say on television,” or just his general antistructuralistic sentiments. He leaves behind a generation of comics that modeled their humour and their …

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