My Uber week in review – July 23 to July 29

In my quest to find out if I can make any kind of living driving for Uber, I completed my first whole week of driving for the ride share company. When I refer to a week, I’m referring to a traditional work week, Monday through Friday. Here’s a snapshot of my week: I was logged … Continue reading “My Uber week in review – July 23 to July 29”

Why people hate driving for Uber

I decided to drive for Uber today. I went out this afternoon and ended up taking only three trips. The second trip irritated me. Not the trip, but the way Uber handled it. It’s one of the reasons why people hate driving for Uber. Uber sent me a notification that there was a rider at … Continue reading “Why people hate driving for Uber”

Walmart helping scalpers gouge customers on the Nintendo 3DS XL

The¬†New Nintendo 3DS XL, a handheld gaming console first released nearly two years ago is still sold out nationwide. The units usually sell for $199.99. Because of the demand and non-availability, third-party “retailers” are selling these units on eBay, Amazon, and even Walmart, at a huge markup. So if you need to buy a Nintendo … Continue reading “Walmart helping scalpers gouge customers on the Nintendo 3DS XL”

Bryton Mellott did nothing wrong

Bryton Mellott, 22, of Urbana, Illinois, burned an American flag and posted a photo of the act to his Facebook page. People reacting to the photo sent him death threats and reportedly even made threats against him employer, Walmart. Police reviewed the photo Mr. Mellott posted on Facebook. They then went to Walmart to investigate … Continue reading “Bryton Mellott did nothing wrong”

The Black & Decker Easy 8-Cup coffeemaker

A couple of weeks ago I bought a Black & Decker Easy 8-Cup coffeemaker. I thought it would be a good idea to augment my Keurig¬†single-serve coffee maker with a good old-fashioned drip maker. Why make coffee one cup at a time if I’m going to be home for a while? It seemed to me … Continue reading “The Black & Decker Easy 8-Cup coffeemaker”

Dennis Barger on Walmart adding graphic novel section

I’m no fan of Walmart. I’m also not a fan of someone who speaks about ‘dropping trousers’ and ‘greasing holes’

I’m no fan of Walmart. I’m also not a fan of someone who speaks about ‘dropping trousers’ and ‘greasing holes’