Archive for May, 2005

Refilling the Fedex Box

Tuesday, May 24th, 2005

This Federal Express box at my post office was out of supplies for almost a year. I had called FedEx twice and asked them to refill it. Both times the operator told me it would be taken care of. Months went by with no supplies. Several months later, and no supplies, another post office patron next to me in line suggested that someone should just order free supplies on their account and refill the box.

What a brilliant idea! Not only would I be helping all the other FedEx customers who got stuck with no envelopes or airbills, but I could poke fun at FedEx in the process. So, I did it.

Some jackass hit my car

Monday, May 23rd, 2005

Some jackass hit my car’s fender while I was shopping. They either didn’t notice or didn’t care.

New Vending Machine in Post Office Lobbies

Saturday, May 21st, 2005

The post office has been hyping these new machines that only sell postage with a credit card and also take your picture.

Update Service Bug

Saturday, May 14th, 2005

My excuse for not posting in several days in a possible bug with the Update Services.

MP3 Disc Player is Neat

Monday, May 2nd, 2005

Two weeks ago I got an MP3 player. Most of them on the market are made by Sony, but since my $2000 Sony Viao laptop failed after less than 60 days and Sony refused to fix it, I refuse to do business with them. I got a “Memorex” player for $23 at Target. It works [...]

Lightning Damage Draws to a Close

Sunday, May 1st, 2005

The lightning incident from last weekend has drawn to a close. The insurance company settled the claim within 24 hours of my reporting it.
I cashed the insurance company’s check on Friday, went shopping at Fry’s Saturday, and had installed everything today.


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