It Costs How Much?

Remember that scene from I, Robot where Will Smith's character orders a beer in a diner and it's like $27? No? I couldn't find the video or a meme to share...you'll just have to take my word for it.  When I saw it I remember thinking, Wow, that's one expensive beer. I hope it never gets that bad.  Friends, … Continue reading It Costs How Much?

Deal Clincher – Friday Fictioneers – 10/04/13

It's time for Friday Fictioneers and a HaPpY  hApPy Birthday post, as my birthday is on October 4! So, of course, there must be cake! Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting and to E.A. Wicklund for the photo. Genre: Humor (102 words) Copyright – E.A. Wicklund Deal Clincher "You're putting me on," Annie cried, with a stronghold on Harry's … Continue reading Deal Clincher – Friday Fictioneers – 10/04/13

When Money Floats

Every now and then, karma blows favorably in my direction. Once when I was swimming in the ocean, I spied money glistening in the sun, bobbing towards me. Twenty bucks landed in the palm of my hand. Yeah, that's how it happened. Doubtful anyone would attempt to reclaim the cash, I accepted it as a … Continue reading When Money Floats

Let’s Simplify Shall We? Lose the Change

The other day, my son, master negotiator that he is, says to me, "Mom, when I get my twenty bucks and buy my (fill in the blank, whatever he's scheming for), you pay the tax, okay?" Hmm....I thought about that for a moment. That would save him quite a bit of money in the long … Continue reading Let’s Simplify Shall We? Lose the Change