MrJeff2000 Explains It All It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad, um what was I talking about again?

It's cold and flu season, which means a lot of hacking and coughing.

It also means a lot of snow, which translated into plowing and traffic issues.

Which meant an official letter of complaint had to be written about the inefficiency of the plowing.

Which brings me back to a situation with people not curbing their dogs in our neighborhood.

Which brings me back to official letters of complaint.

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It was my older son's birthday this week.

My younger son's birthday was at the end of November, so they are both "done" within a ten-week period for the year - with the holidays in between.

As this is podcast #299, I decided to talk about birthdays and celebrations... Mulling what to do next week!

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When temperatures drop way below freezing, people act like we're in another Ice Age.

Social media doesn't help this impression. And some people act like a few days of arctic temperatures invalidate every scientific fact about what's happening with the environment.

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There have been a number of people posting online about their pets recently.

I would post about mine - but they're very far in the past.

And none of them was particularly memorable.

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The book sorting is done (mostly) and the book sale is happening as this podcast is being posted!

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Totally did not get around to recording a new episode this week.

The reprise is from when many of us unfortunately learned the name "Martin Shkreli" from the first time.

 The CEO of Mylan, makers of the EpiPen, announced that the cost of the life-saving devices would skyrocket to $600. There was an uproar, but that didn't affect the price. In fact, the company announced a generic brand for half the price. Why? Why indeed.

 

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Labor Day weekend just passed.

My mother wanted to buy some thrift store spoon for a very specific reason.

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The day after I purchased a new car (discussed last podcast) but the day BEFORE I picked up that same car, I experienced a very long day.

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This week I bought my first new car in 30 years.

I've got a whole history of vehicles, and for the first time in several years, I'm going to recount them.

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