Monthly Archives: December 2013

Day 21 – 79 days ’til spring

It’s time to celebrate the end of one year and the start of the next.  Some will celebrate more than others.  For those of you who choose to party long into the night, there’s no need to worry about what … Continue reading

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Day 20 – 80 days ’til spring

Sunday we got winter storm #6.  Because of temperatures in the 40s, my area got all rain.  It was a lot of rain.  It was reported that in eight hours we got just over an inch.  I had a small … Continue reading

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Day 19 – 81 days ‘ til spring

I actually did some shopping back on Black Friday.  The online vitamin retailer, Puritan’s Pride, where I buy my vitamins, was having a holiday sale. Recently, some reports have been questioning the effectiveness of vitamins.  For example, one story stated … Continue reading

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Day 18 – 82 days ’til spring

Friday, on my way to the gym, I stopped at one of the mall sporting goods stores.  On the walk from the parking lot I passed an Old Navy store.  I was enticed by the 75% off signs.  I’ve shopped … Continue reading

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Day 17 – 83 days ’til spring

Today I present highlights from two separate articles published this month.  I’ll let you draw your own conclusions.  Story #1 NBC News Business  Was Christmas merrier-than-expected for retailers? December 26, 2013 Sales during the 2013 U.S. holiday season grew from … Continue reading

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Day 16 – 84 days ’til spring

This is the story of how the big brown truck stole Christmas. In case you haven’t heard.  UPS was so overwhelmed that they couldn’t get all the scheduled packages delivered before Christmas day.  Looking at the UPS page on Facebook, … Continue reading

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Day 15 – 85 days ’til spring

I always find it to be an interesting self-study how at times I am willing to embrace change and try new things.  While at other times I struggle to hold on to traditions. Today was one of those times where … Continue reading

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