Category Archives: Trend Watch

The curious case of COVID-19 and transit: things run efficiently!

It has been a running joke that the CCT 30 is consistently 30 minutes late. Some people have lost their jobs due to that route being both unpredictable & behind schedule. Today, it was different. The bus was quick & … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Uninsured people are paying BIG bucks for a free test.

Some health care centers are charging a LOT of money to the uninsured for the same test that can be obtained free of charge – here’s how to get tested for free or for a low cost. Continue reading

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LifeHacks: when you need socks for high heels.

Pantyhose does not always work – especially when wearing heels with pants or leggings. In fact, there’s another alternative to using hose or hose stockings – One Easy Trick not often taught, but instead learned through trial and error – and need. Read this article for more information. Continue reading

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Not just identity theft: 4 reasons landlords require SSNs

There’s a boogieman in town, and it’s called “identity theft.” Landlords will cite identity theft when asking for your SSN, but there are actually a few other reasons. Eviction – SSNs are used for a federally-required search of a military … Continue reading

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In-app ads: the new shareware?

Just a brief missive as I sit here waking up, noticing that a Solitaire app now has ads… The battle for monetization is on; first software developers tried to sell licenses, then they tried ShareWare / DonationWare, and now it’s … Continue reading

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