Archives in Category: Annoyances

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Puzzling

Earl and I are avid jigsaw puzzlers. We really like 500 pieces with Americana themes: old cars, farm life, the town square, the country store. I haven’t kept track of the number we’ve done, but we probably average 30 to

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Knots

Knots are annoying. It doesn’t matter if they’re in a fishing line, a silver necklace, a shoelace, a ball of yarn, a length of thread, a watering hose, or the hair on your head.

But the worst kind of knots

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Winding Down

Last night Daylight Savings Time ended for this year. Well, at least in some parts of the United States and the world. Other parts have their own change dates, so nobody is on the same page about this.

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Moles

Anyone who’s had moles infest their lawn and gardens knows what I’m talking about. They are pesky little animals who burrow just under the earth’s surface, creating tunnels all over the place. These tunnels are squishy, ruin the grass, and

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One Less Cub Fan

Manager Joe Madden and the Cubs organization have officially parted ways; and I am saddened, angered, frustrated, and disappointed in the way it came down. I do not read sport columnists or listen to talk radio to form my opinion.

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Security Clearance

My husband often places orders for me when I’m busy. I pour over the offerings, show him what we need, and he takes it from there. This time he contacted the company in question by phone while I moved on

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Verizon Sucks

The $61 charge on my Verizon bill caught my attention. Yes, I’d changed from limited to unlimited data usage, but it shouldn’t have cost that much. Yes, my husband just purchased a new phone on the installment plan, but his

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Ziosk is Here

I don’t know about you, but I avoid restaurants that have a little computer on the table and expect you to order from it. Or play games, for a fee, while you’re waiting for your cocktail. In fact, I’ve refused

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Water Redux

Aaaaarrrrgggghhhh!!!!

I believe that’s pirate talk for, “D*&^% it.” And that’s how I feel right now.

Turns out the sprinkler module that we’re on (There are several of them where we live.) is out of order for the near future.

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Preliminary Report

It’s half-way through the month, and I am still monitoring the parking situation when I go for my daily dose of radiation. I won’t reveal all the details now, because I plan to share final observations at the

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