GM’s new loyalty points update is as clear as mud.

Two months ago, I blogged about how I had saved over 17,000 GM loyalty points for all the maintenance my 2013 Chevrolet Cruze “Dracourage” underwent. When I went to cash in those loyalty points, I discovered that 17,000 points barely equals $80 bucks in redeemable credit. Ugh. That’s right, pull out your calculators, a GM…

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So someone’s claiming I poached their photos. It’s a phishing scam. Don’t fall for it.

Here’s the deal. I am extremely scrupulous when it comes to any photos on my blog. They were either taken by me, or … well, there is no “or.” I made a mistake about eight years ago when I used someone’s flickr photo, thinking it was available through Creative Commons, the photographer contacted me, I…

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Diabetes does not make give you license to use the N-word.

This story just caught me by surprise. That being said, it’s still a sickening story. Last Friday, there was a girls’ high school basketball game in Oklahoma. The contest between Midwest City and Norman High was a key matchup in the girls’ Class 6A quarterfinals. The national anthem played. And some of the girls on…

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Hey scammers – Cross-eyed Johnson says HI!

I wasn’t expecting the scammers to call so quickly. But I WAS expecting the scammers. Sure enough, phone call. Looks like a local 518 call on my caller ID. But I know the scammers can spoof those things. For all I know, they could post a caller ID as 867-5309, and the person who answers…

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Bank of America’s “fast ATM’s” versus “slow ATM’s” is just an excuse for them.

I have a credit card with Bank of America, and every month I need to make a payment on that credit card. For argument’s sake, we’ll call the payment an apple. My billing cycle with Bank of America goes from the first of the month to the first of the month, so my scheduled payment…

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Ah, Spectrum, you never cease.

I was working on a project yesterday, in which I needed a solid, well-defined communicative link between myself and an online entity. Normally these projects are easy to accomplish and complete. This time, however, it seemed that there was a massive lag. And that lag was taking me longer to complete the online task. Ugh.…

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Wow, Spectrum … just straight-up wow.

It’s time for a little normalcy in my world. Not much normalcy, but I’ll take what I can get. The National Football League has games scheduled.  Sunday afternoon contests.  And if nothing else, I can sit and watch several games at once by putting my television on the NFL RedZone channel, a channel I’ve subscribed…

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Scammers and swindlers don’t care about COVID-19

In the past week, I’ve had two attempts of someone trying to compromise my existence.  One was an e-mail phishing scam; the other was a credit card breach. I shall explain. A few days ago, i received this e-mail out of the blue.  I’ve changed a few things in the e-mail for security reasons, but…

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