Our not the smartest thief department has read the news reports of a robbery at the Walgreen’s drug store nearest my home. The thief reportedly escaped with 15 tubes of toothpaste, brand not specified.
Note to the UPS driver blocking my street the Thursday before Christmas: I know UPS requires its drivers to always park illegally, still, if you’ve got to talk to my neighbor for several minutes, blocking both my driveway and the street while doing so, I have a problem with it. In the future, if you park at the curb in front of my house so I can get by, I promise I won’t report you to your supervisor.
In case you encounter a moose while wandering around Alberta Canada, here’s the official government advice.
Phone companies have the technology to block robocallers. I don’t know what percentage of phone company revenue comes from robocallers, but I’m guessing the money is why the providers of telephone service don’t allow land-line customers to block them. So, here’s a suggestion. If you cancel your land line, tell the telephone company that their refusal to provide a tool to block robocallers is the reason. If enough people do that, maybe it will move the companies to help us block them. It’s a thought, and a hope, anyway.
It would be wrong, but reasonable to assume that everyone’s nether regions are in the Netherlands.
I have a lot of problems dealing with CVS Caremark with respect to mail-order prescriptions. It seems to me that every error that they make is in their favor too. Here’s one thought to improve their customer service: Calls I make typically take an hour or more, including being placed on hold several times for prolonged periods. So, I suggest they get a second piece of hold music.
Actor Alan Thicke passed away in mid December, after suffering a heart attack while playing ice hockey. My daughter commented that if you must die, many Canadians would prefer to die playing hockey.
According to all the supermarket tabloids, Tarek and Christina’s marriage appears to be at an end, so maybe HGTV should change the promos it’s currently running for their show, Flip or Flop.