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3Hotdogs's Journal
3Hotdogs's Journal
December 6, 2023

Fresh bear poop in Voorhees State Park, this morning.

At least one bear is not in hibernation.

November 27, 2023

Apple Watch. I'm reading the specs on this. Ya can "double tap" the screen to get things done.

And it measures blood pressure, ekg and on and on.

Problem is, I can't figure out how to use most of the features on my "14."

November 26, 2023

Here's one for ya. NEW car. Land Rover. What do you figure? 75K?

So I'm in a parking lot and this woman asks me if I can show her how to turn on the heater. It's 30 degrees out. She just ought it and the temporary license is on the back of the car. she can't figure how to get heat into the car.

"Sure, I can do that."

I spent about 10 minutes, pushing every button and combination of buttons and dials on the dashboard. Fuck if I could get any heat out of the vents.

Maybe it was a computer malfunction.

November 18, 2023

iPhone 14 this afternoon. I was on a phone call with a friend. LOUD, static noise came over the phone.

I had trouble hearing in my left ear, since. I suspect there was permanent damage from i.

November 15, 2023

Tammy Murphy signs up to run for Senate.

Nice lady, and all that. But do we need a Senate who was a Republican until 14 years ago?

November 11, 2023

Bankruptcy or just go for settlements?

I have $18k of credit card debt with B.o.A.

--- I have been paying it off for two years. Not late, or anything. Just got a notice that the interest rate will go to 29.8% Fuck that? $5,000+ just for interest.

I can pay it off. But fuck 'em. If it was 15% or something reasonable, I would continue paying it off.

My choices are to not pay for a couple of months and then negotiate for a settlement of 5%. Or go for full bankruptcy and include a couple of other debts. Either way, my credit score will be in tatters. So what? I'm 81 years old and with no assets that can be attached.

Which would you recommend? Settlement or bankruptcy?

November 9, 2023

14 Days to Alice's Restaurant

On Thanksgiving, our town has a community sing of Alice.

November 6, 2023

Netflix price increase ...... The programing is getting less and less interesting.

I just downgraded from ultra streaming to whatever the next lowest is. I doubt I will notice a difference in viewing quality..

Apple is worse. Nothing inspiring since Ted Lasso. That dog has been dropped.

I may end up canceling Netflix and just go on it once every three or four months for a month.

Most of my time has been spent on Prime.

November 4, 2023

The banking fuck-up --- have you been effected?

Direct deposits and Zelle transfers are not happening.

October 25, 2023

48 years of work, finally coming to fruition.

It was 48 years ago that I joined New Jersey G.A.S.P. (Group Against Smoking Pollution) to end smoking in public places. I wrote letters to politicians and editors. I appeared before town councils and the New Jersey Senate. I attended demonstrations on behalf of casino workers.

In 2016, the N.J. legislature voted to ban smoking in all public spaces except casinos.

Next month, the legislate is scheduled to vote to end smoking in casinos. This time, it looks like the law will pass.

Please write or call your state lawmakers to make this happen. Casino workers don't deserve to work in an ashtray.

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