Father’s Day gifts are always a challenge. It’s not polite to give them what they need; nose hair clippers, deodorant, reading glasses. Clothes are difficult because of the size and style challenge. When it comes to hunting and fishing, the accessory selection is enormous and each hunter seems to have their own mysterious dogmatic notions about what’s best for them. I always thought fish were color blind, guess not. How many styles of rods and reels are there? Do fish really care about the shape of the hook?
Socks and underwear are last resort and kind of weird to buy… Continue reading
You’ve seen the advertisements touting a savings. And in some cases the savings is “special,” and occasionally “extra special.” Sometimes the ad’s creator, thinking the potential customers are old enough to remember how to do math, will include the percent the item is discounted—“Prices slashed 50%,” or for those who learned math by using a calculator, “Prices reduced-Save $100.”
To save is to keep someone or something safe. Is it possible to save money when making a purchase? If so, what was kept safe? I guess if one arrived at the store and had intended to pay $100 for something… Continue reading