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A Small Claim, Conclusion

A Small Claim, Conclusion

After a year of trying collect on unpaid invoices for freelance design work and the six month process of a small claims case, there is finally a resolution. The bill, including court costs, has been paid in full. There is also the added bonus that the proceeds are not taxable!.

A Small Clain, Part 5

A Small Clain, Part 5

If you can recall all the way back to Part 1 if this series (on another site) I filed a suit in small claims court against Gorham Paper and Tissue  for failing to pay $3,800 in invoices for graphic design services. In Part 4 of the series I reported on the company’s response to the suit in which they informed the court: I admit I owe the claim but need more time to pay. (You may ask for a period…

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I Still Stop & Shop

I Still Stop & Shop

If you live in New England you are likely aware that employees of the Stop & Shop Supermarket chain are on strike. I haven’t spent any time looking into the specific issues that caused the failure of contract negotiations between the company and the union. It’s not really my fight. The stores, at least the ones in my town, remain open with managers, corporate staff and some non-union employees doing their best. The deli, the fish counter and the bakery…

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A Private New Deal

A Private New Deal

I stumbled across a news story that highlights why I have never been particularly concerned about Global Climate Warming Change. Actually I never really worried about the actual climate because it’s all just a theory based on computer models that have never been right about anything. What has been mildly worrying is how politicians use the climate theories as an excuse to violate individual rights and accumulate more power. Here’s the answer to Representative AOC’s Green New Deal. A privately…

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It’s Not the End of Time

It’s Not the End of Time

For most of my early adult life one thing that I always had to have was a watch. Leaving home without it felt as off as (I imagine) leaving home without pants. But I was never a watch aficionado. I did not have a collection of expensive watches. Most of time I owned one watch and I wore it every day. There were periods when I had been given a nicer looking watch that I reserved for wearing on special…

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