Tag Archives: shopping

Who doesn’t like free stuff?

Last time, you read of my lack of compassion for Circuit City. Here are some examples of why I appreciate Best Buy. 1. Reward Zone program: I shop there already, and they have some of the best prices around, among … Continue reading

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Bye Circuit City

With the news that Circuit City has declared bankruptcy, after news that the chain is closing 155 stores, I find that I’m not bothered by the future reduction of retail competition. I’ve always liked Best Buy: the stores are clean … Continue reading

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Atlanta regrets

The main purpose of my recent trip to Atlanta was to deliver a laptop. Their main purpose was a sports and shopping trip. Shopping was a big deal, as they bought two large rolling duffel bags to carry everything home … Continue reading

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OMG Target

This is too much. I’m back in a Target. I was here this morning, then in a second one 8 freeway exits north around 4pm. This makes three visits in less than 11 hours. Someone will probably come up with … Continue reading

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Phone blog: Super Wal-Mart at 1am

We spent another hour at a Super Wal-Mart last night, our second trip to this store, having visited another one 4 freeway exits away. Both are open 24 hours a day, and this one was nicely quiet at 1am, with … Continue reading

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Phone blog: no internet access

There is a wireless router, but the homeowners don’t know the password. I suppose I could ask them to do a hard reset. Anyway, it was a long day, being up for 45 hours (I can’t sleep on planes). Having … Continue reading

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Geek mecca?

Higuera and Morro Street, San Luis Obispo, California. An Apple Store, a Victoria’s Secret, and a frozen yogurt shop (off camera). Does a better intersection exist for the male geek?

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Albuquerque Day 02 – Old Town, Aquarium, Botanical Gardens

Breakfast was decent, though obviously overpriced, which is expected in a hotel restaurant. My trio of “heart healthy” wheat and oat pancakes were gummy and the cinnamon apple topping tasted and felt old, but the plain yogurt was a nice … Continue reading

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