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The ideas just keep on coming when you shop at SkyMall. There are hundreds of new products being introduced every day. Consumer diarrhea suffering shopaholics can scratch every consumer itch. ...
by John Crapper
Comment Count 51 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 11:24 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
I just heard this on CNBC, and it made be pause to think: Is Keynesian Economics really that simple? If you are having a Pizza Party and twice as many hungry people show up, than you were expecting,
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 05:57 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I've recently become a fan of the A&E show Hoarders . Never much for reality TV, the first time I saw the show I thought it was profiting on people's tragedies. But I have since figured out that the ...
by shaggies2009
Comment Count 309 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 04:26 PM PST with 213 Recommends
Words cannot describe my horror, our horror, as my children and I were out and about, listening to NPR, waiting for our favorite Friday shows to come on, as we drove to our various errands, and the ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 06:39 AM PST with 6 Recommends
How many of you garden? That many? Wow, then you'll know exactly what I'm talking about.
by Noddy
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 08:42 AM PST with 40 Recommends
Seriously? Are the Caymen Islands big enough? I cannot even imagine a trillion dollars (let alone a million dollars). I have enough problems just hanging on to my 12k a year from those who want a ...
by roseeriter
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 03:05 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
...as I tied off the 75th contractor bag full of old clothes, children's toys, and random stuff, to be sent to Goodwill. "No one should live like this. It's not healthy for her mind or her body." ...
by Alexandra Lynch
Comment Count 169 comments on Sat Jun 16, 2012 at 04:17 AM PDT with 130 Recommends
Originally posted at Talk to Action. I based the title of my last post,
by Frank Cocozzelli
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Nov 15, 2010 at 05:00 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Right here in North Carolina, the State where I stand, poverty has left its mark. Some people say that if these Americans are poor, it is their own fault. I have even heard others say ...
by Frank Cocozzelli
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 11:06 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Hoarding. I've been hoarding. Like my tiny grandmother who would stuff sporks and condiments into her purse by the fistful whenever she went to fast food restaurants. Lately if I hear bad news ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 87 comments on Fri Oct 08, 2010 at 10:02 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
My mother was recently diagnosed with colon cancer. She is going to need chemo, radiation, and surgery. Unfortunately her Medicare part B has expired which means she has no outpatient coverage. ...
by Rezkalla
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Aug 03, 2010 at 09:39 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Clutter is comforting to some people. I understand that. I have pack rat tendencies, but that doesn't mean I keep everything. There are limits. That said, we still have too much stuff. Then, ...
by JDWolverton
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Aug 17, 2010 at 06:00 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
It seems like the blustering politicians have been complaining a lot about economic systems lately. They brand people inappropriately ( and for ill intent ) as Socialists, and they laud ...
by WNYmathGuy
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Jun 17, 2009 at 10:38 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The first words spoken to us as we crossed the threshold from our world into theirs were, "Please, don't judge us." We walked into the house and our eyes began to tear from the ammonia. The stench ...
by cany
Comment Count 105 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2009 at 06:24 PM PST with 34 Recommends
Anyone who has worked in or been associated with the fire service likely knows exactly what my title suggests. Anyone who is a stranger to the fire service, or who does not go around looking for ...
by iampunha
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2008 at 12:52 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Fifteen years ago, give or take a few, I walked into my grade school library. The librarian was new, and I was curious. But in the way children are curious about what their parents and other people'...
by iampunha
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2008 at 06:50 AM PDT with 6 Recommends