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Surreal customer service

April 18, 2018

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Queue the Twilight Zone music. . . I had another surreal customer service experience. On March 5, I went in person to close my account at Citizens Bank. I should have known something would be amiss since it was first day of work for the teller who helped me. Score one for the teller, he […]

Do you solemnly swear?

April 11, 2018

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Death, taxes and jury duty are the only sure things in this life. My time has come to be summoned for jury duty. I got summoned to Wrentham District Court. Now Wrentham is nowhere near here I live, but since it is in the same county, I can get called there. Normally, one wouldn’t associate […]

Social media faux pas

April 4, 2018

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Okay, so social media is here to stay. But it seems it is degenerating into quick hits. A few recent experiences got me thinking about how little thought we put into what we say on social media. 1. Why connect. I’m a big LinkedIn user, since it is more for professional use. I am always […]

It’s Peep time again :)

March 28, 2018

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Now is the time for my favorite blog post, one about Peeps. If you’ve been following me for a while you know that in addition to chipmunks, I love Peeps. I especially love Easter Peeps since there are so many different varieties. It is hard to be bored when one is following Peeps. 🙂 I […]

Here we go again

March 21, 2018

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So the annoying pains on the bottom of my feet turned out to be a bigger deal than I had hoped. I had surgery last Friday to remove a large neuroma (nerve growth) on the bottom of my right foot. I also had two large cysts removed, one from my right foot and one from […]

So much for spring

March 14, 2018

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Well, so much for spring. We had our 3rd Nor’easter in two weeks on Tuesday. Needless to say our beloved chipmunks, having awoken from their big sleep, have gone back into hibernation. We even brought their water dishes back inside. We had one set up in the front and one in the back, since chipmunks […]

Another touch of spring

March 7, 2018

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Spring will be coming soon. This pretty hyacinth is a gentle reminder of that, courtesy of Trader Joe’s. What touches of spring do you see?