Thursday, September 19, 2013

Today's news round-up

Good News
Bad News

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Semi-random thoughts

  • Fresh Direct sends an e-mail after they pack your order, listing the quantity ordered and the quantity being delivered for each item, the exact weight for the pay by weight items, etc. My current e-mail states that I ordered 2 red peppers, but they're only going to deliver 1.95.
  • I just put in my application for a Medicare Advantage plan. Even though my prescription costs will be higher, I estimate I will be saving around $10,000 per year (after taxes) over my current individual health insurance.
  • From the Jumping the Gun Department: An e-mail from McAfee with the subject "Renew Your McAfee Security Today" says "Security Expires Soon." My subscription expires on March 16, 2014.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Public service announcement

Estimated taxes are due tomorrow.

Arizona State 32, Wisconsin 30, Officials 0

I can accept a loss when the other team out-plays us. But when mistakes (and I do mean plural) by the officials in the final seconds of the game deprive us of the chance to try for the win, that's unacceptable. (Arizona State 32, Wisconsin 30, Officials 0)

UPDATE: Pac-12 reprimands officials