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Movin’ On Up To The Southside

Today was my last day at my job of 4+ years.  While I’m sad about leaving a job I loved and people I love working with, I’m very excited about my new job and all the opportunities it holds. The only problem is I gotta move from Michigan to Florida. …

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We Don’t Need Your Stinking Loyalty!

For the last 25 years or so literally hundreds of companies, starting with the airlines and hotels, have been developing loyalty programs of some sort to reward their most loyal customers.  The more you (fly, sleep, buy, etc.) the more they reward you.  It doesn’t have to be much – even the…

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Blame It On Bush

Gas prices soared above $4.00 a gallon this week in Southwest Michigan.  The public outrage was immense.  Hundreds of Michiganders picketed gas stations, blocked tanker trucks from reaching the stations, and ransacked the convenience stores at many local gas stations. As the kids said in the 90s — not! The fact…

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Nothing Better To Do

  On Friday, April 15, the FBI shut down U.S. access to the three largest online poker sites, charging 11 executives of these sites with bank fraud, money laundering, & illegal gambling.  It was the culmination of a multi-year investigation by the Justice Department that probably cost hundreds of thousands…

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