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Dec 20 2011

Discover Card Fail, then Win

This is a case of Discover card FAIL followed by a Discover card WIN. In early December, Bally Fitness sold the bulk of it’s health clubs to LA Fitness. As you might have heard in local business news, the transfer was not handled very well by Bally or LA Fitness. Well, to add insult to …

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Feb 09 2009

Convenience Checks Redux

In recent months the credit card companies (Chase & Discover, mostly) have ramped up their efforts to get me to use “Convenience Checks”.  Almost every statement includes a batch of them. I’ve never liked the fact that they send them … first, and foremost, because I never use them.  Secondly, I consider them a serious …

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Jul 29 2007

Interesting Weekend

We had a very interesting weekend … did some fun stuff … saw some thing interesting, and encountered a new situation. First, the fun stuff … we went to the Darwin exhibit at the Field Museum with my parents. It was quite interesting and informative. It covered both his Theory of Evolution, his personal life, …

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