Post 231: Free All the Rockers!

As the US slides into yet another celebration of how free and independent we are, I thought I would feature free things or misunderstood things or things where the word doesn’t mean what Sparky thinks it means. You know, like always. Continue reading


Post 135: Shopping Season

Sales are a way of life in the last quarter of every year. Not only are traditional holidays lined up to make everyone feel guilty if they don’t go broke, but businesses want to clear out inventory before tax time. So the businesses put everything at 40% off all purchases over $1,000 and consumers think they save money they haven’t even spent yet. It’s complicated. Continue reading