Monthly Archives: September 2010

Warm Sushi

Teriyaki Chicken Sushi Roll and Avocado and Pr...

This post may seem kind of familiar since I’ve written on this topic before. However, since businesses keep screwing up customer service, I’ll keep writing about it in the hopes that someone notices and asks themselves if they’re doing it correctly. If nothing else, it lets me vent and keeps my head from exploding!
Friday night was going to be a quiet night of a little take out and catching up on all the Netflix stuff we have sitting around. Yes, we still get the DVD‘s even though we do stream movies through the Xbox too. Strangely, the technology worked perfectly within our plan – it was the take out that killed us. Let me  review. Continue reading

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Screwing It Up

Chinese chicken salad.

We’ve made it to the end of another week and so we’ll do a quick riff on food. Of course it leads to something business-related but you’re used to that by now, right?
I love the “Eat This Not That” books. I also get their daily news blast and today’s was kind of fun. It’s all about the worst chicken dishes in America. That would be from a nutritional point of view and not a comment on flavor, by the way. You can leaf through the dishes (along with some suggested alternatives) here but let’s think about something else in the process. Continue reading

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Helicoptering Away Your Privacy

Big Brother 2004 (UK)

I was trying to explain Foursquare to someone this morning. The issue on which we got focused was not so much is it a game or is it a social utility (It’s a floor wax! It’s a dessert topping! – if you don’t get that, search Shimmer Floor Wax).  The issue we kept discussing was privacy. In fact the discussion expanded into a broader one inclusive of Facebook, Twitter, and most other social media and I had a thought I’d like to share. Continue reading

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