Archive for March 14th, 2013

Pet Peeve #47: When Companies Discontinue Free Services Without First Asking Us to Pay for Them

Pet Peeve #47: When Companies Discontinue Free Services Without First Asking Us to Pay for Them

Today I heard some devastating news: Google is shutting down Google Reader on July 1, 2013. From that day in history, it will be known as The Day Google Reader Died, or, to most people, July 1. But I’m not most people. I’m one of some people who use and cherish Google Reader to grab […]


My Greatest Fear #40: Having 21 Items in the “20 Items or Fewer” Checkout Lane

My Greatest Fear #40: Having 21 Items in the "20 Items or Fewer" Checkout Lane

Yesterday I hurried through the grocery store on my way home, checking off items on my list like a professional shopper. When I arrived at the front of the store to check out, I discovered that most of the lanes were crowded, with one exception: The 20 Items or Fewer aisle. I scanned my cart, […]