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2015-12-30 New Year’s Resolutions for 2016

As the end of 2015 rolls around, people will inevitable make new year’s resolutions, and inevitably break those resolutions. Why do we always delude ourselves into thinking the arbitrary end of the year will give us any sort of extra determination to accomplish goals? The only thing that changes is the fact that we’re writing… Continue reading 2015-12-30 New Year’s Resolutions for 2016

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2015-12-23 Streamlining Medical Bills

Billing for medical services, especially childbirth, is both confusing and roundabout. I propose we revamp the entire system. Ridiculousness My youngest son is 5 months old and we’re STILL getting medical bills. That makes no sense. I understand there are different patient accounts for my wife and our son, that makes sense. I also realize… Continue reading 2015-12-23 Streamlining Medical Bills

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2015-12-16 Death of the Dumb TV

Skimming through holiday shopping deals this year, I’ve found that traditional non-smart television sets are a thing of the past. I have to admit, this trend is far from surprising. In a world of cable-cutters and cable-nevers are more and more common, having streaming services and social media features built-in is tremendously popular and a… Continue reading 2015-12-16 Death of the Dumb TV

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2015-12-02 Misleading Advertising

As I recover from turkey overdose, I’d like to discuss a frustrating Thanksgiving/Black Friday experience. On Thanksgiving, my wife came across an advertisement for Toys”R”Us, claiming to offer a Cadillac Escalade children’s car for $150 off. Hot dog, that’s a steal. My family and my wife’s family had discussed going in half to get one… Continue reading 2015-12-02 Misleading Advertising