Archive for February, 2011

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

The Complicated Landscape of Online Entertainment: Netflix, Hulu, Uverse, Amazon, Cackle

Twenty years ago I would never have imagined that I would have too many choices for entertainment but that day has finally come.   I just found out about www.cackle.com where you can watch movies and shows for free.   The library isn’t wildly extensive but between that and Hulu.com, Youtube, Netflix, Uverse and soon Amazon’s offering […]

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Costco Rebate & Turkey Burgers Are Back!

I got my Costco rebate and was somewhat disappointed that it was only $600.  I had upgraded to Executive membership and purchased some new TV’s at Costco along with a ton of wine and other goods and I thought I would have broken the $800 mark but it didn’t happen. I’m going to downgrade back […]

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Monday, February 14th, 2011

The Debt Bubble Redux? Is The Phoenix Arising From The Ashes?

I’ve been traveling again and I finally got around to reading most of my mail.   A few bills, some junk mail and amazingly a zero percent credit card offer from Chase.   It’s been a while since I’ve received any type of zero percent offer on my credit cards.   The offer was for 0% balance transfer […]

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Friday, February 11th, 2011

Back From Another Business Trip

Well I’m dead tired this week after another international trip.    I was up in Canada and interestingly the job market there seems fairly strong as most of the people I talked to where contemplating job hopping or expanding their expenditures.    It has long been rumored that Canada is in a housing bubble but I didn’t […]

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Monday, February 7th, 2011

Amazon Is Out of Cereal?

So I finally began enjoying Amazon shipping groceries to my door.   To be honest, my wife and I continue to work like dogs and both of our companies continue to either lay off or offshore work and we’re left to pick up the pieces so we don’t have much free time to do grocery shopping. […]

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Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Papa John’s Crazy Math On Super Bowl Sunday

So it’s Super Bowl time and we decide we’re having Papa Johns Pizza tonight.  I head over to Papa’s and boy is the place busy.   People that had called ahead were standing around waiting for their pizza.  I just showed up so I order the XL pizza which is supposed to be on sale for […]

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