Lyft is now in Hagerstown

Lyft, the ridesharing alternative to Uber, is now available in the city of Hagerstown. This means that if you need a ride to Walmart, the Valley Mall, or anywhere else, you can utilize the services of Lyft. Even if you need a ride to Baltimore or Washington DC, you can now take a Lyft to … Continue Reading “Lyft is now in Hagerstown”

Uber increases its booking fee. What’s a booking fee?

Uber is increasing its booking fee by 20 to 35 cents. A booking fee is a fee Uber charges the rider on each ride. The driver does not receive any of this money. It goes entirely to Uber. What is a booking fee? Uber says the fee is “to cover safety as well as additional … Continue Reading “Uber increases its booking fee. What’s a booking fee?”

The Baltimore Sun wants to protect me from ‘fake’ news?

I got an email from The Baltimore Sun with a special offer. The title of the email was, “2017 resolution: No more fake news! Only read trusted stories, $1.25 a week for a year.” In the body of the email was the following image: We believe tall tales belong in libraries? Don’t they know that … Continue Reading “The Baltimore Sun wants to protect me from ‘fake’ news?”

Target puts nonexistent New Nintendo 3DS XL on sale

From Target’s weekly ad published today: How is Target allowed to put something on sale they don’t have? Target doesn’t have the New Nintendo 3DS XL. They’ve been out of stock since Black Friday. Here’s a recent photo I took at the Hagerstown Target. It’s the locked case that normally has Nintendo handheld consoles: I … Continue Reading “Target puts nonexistent New Nintendo 3DS XL on sale”

Driving for Uber: My first rude passenger

My on again, off again part time career as an Uber driver was more on again this week. I drove a couple of times and my experiences, for the most part, were positive. You do not have to yell I only had one bad rider. She was just a rude, terrible person. As soon as we left her house, I attempted to start small talk … Continue Reading “Driving for Uber: My first rude passenger”