• Uncategorized

    Self-Serve Kiosks Give Horrible Customer Service

    There’s this really dumb joke you’ll see me post sometimes to the tune of “I’m so broke I have to do my grocery shopping in the self-checkout lane.” The reference or suggestion, of course, is that if I went to a checkout lane with a person that I’d have to scan everything, but if I’m the one doing the scanning items are going to conveniently not be scanned. In a time where self-scanning becomes increasingly prevalent, such gambits seem increasingly common and perhaps convoluted. Measures to ensure customers aren’t gaming the system range a bit as well. On top of security cameras, asset protection, and employees that at one time…

  • Journaling,  Life Update

    It’s Almost October

    I am very bad at updating this website! Amazon.com cancelled my Associate Affiliation with them. I renewed it, but now have a different ID, so need to update past links. Not that anyone was clicking on them anyways? But it…

  • Life Update

    Almost September

    To be honest, I thought I would be casually abandoning this blog. It doesn’t get much traction. It isn’t like I make a lot of time to dedicate to it. In fact, I tend to let a lot of things…

  • Gaming,  Life Update

    So I Started Playing Ingress

    I make some strange decisions. Lately I’ve been trying to re-evaluate some things in my life. What I want out of it. How to get my finances straightened out while handling my (currently) 68 hour workweek. Dealing with the ever…

  • Review

    REVIEW: Dungeon Bringer 1

    Affiliate Link Disclosure: If you click the link below, you will be taken to Amazon.com. If you purchase the book from that link, I get a small kickback. Dungeon Bringer 1 is a work of fiction written by Nick Harrow.…

  • Review

    REVIEW: Crafting of Chess

    Affiliate Link Disclosure: If you click the link below, you will be taken to Amazon.com. If you purchase the book from that link, I get a small kickback. The Crafting of Chess is a work of fiction written by Kit…

  • Writing

    Three Chapters In

    So the story I am working on has three chapters published across three different websites. A fourth will be released Friday. Those links again are: Royal Road: https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/24026/to-swim-amongst-the-stars Moonquill: https://moonquill.com/book/217 Honeyfeed: https://www.honeyfeed.fm/novels/1307 I believe that at this time I will…