Category Archives: F.Y.I.

40 Years

I’m coming up on one of those milestone birthdays; I will turn 40 in a few days. It’s only natural to reflect on how you’ve spent your time in this world. So what have I done in 40 years? I have … Continue reading

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Free Coffee? The Entire Month of February? YES PLEASE!

This video was accidently left out of yesterday’s Happy Monday: I’m sitting at a Chick-fil-A in Marietta, GA enjoying my first free cup right now. I average Chick-fil-A breakfast about twice a week as it is so the free coffee … Continue reading

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Come Back to McDonald’s, but Don’t Stay Too Long

McDonald’s is aware that they are loosing business to other chains. They are in the process of simplifying their menu and focusing their advertising on the “I’m Loving It” theme to attract customers to return. They have responded to concerns … Continue reading

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Asleep at the Wheel

It wasn’t the first time I had taken a nap in a car. It’s been a few years since I spent an entire night, but I am definitely not one of those people that require absolute silence, total darkness or … Continue reading

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Props to DSW Shoes

Designer Shoe Warehouse: I’ve never been to one. I don’t even know where one is. But I may have to figure it out between now and Christmas. Props to DSW for leading the “no shopping on Thanksgiving” movement. . Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Is NOOK Saving Barnes and Noble or Making it Worse?

I just read two articles on the business perils of Barnes & Noble, one at Forbes and another from Business Week. Both make suggestions about what B&N could do to make their brand as a whole and NOOK in particular … Continue reading

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Trip Advisor Selects Georgia as the Best State for Barbecue

Barbecue is a very regional sort of thing. Barbecue sauce may be tomato, vinegar, mustard or even mayonnaise based depending on where in the United States it is made. Comparing North Carolina BBQ to that of Memphis or Texas would … Continue reading

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