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Something is Rotten in Denmark

So here’s the latest poop on the Cooper. Things just seem too coincidental. Over the past weekend, as I was traveling out of my apartment’s development in Andalusia, going over a speed bump at about 5 m.p.h., flash, all 25 … Continue reading

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All’s Well That Ends Well!

As a quick update to my previous entry, the auto-parts store called late on Monday afternoon, telling me to come by and pick up a settlement check for my inconveniences. On the next day, I put on my best flowered … Continue reading

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Mike Q. Public’s Rage Against the Machine

As your typical, everyday consumer, I’m forced to be my own advocate for attempting to remedy corporate idiosyncrasies and lackadaisical services; and it seems like a regular function for me nowadays. The previous entry in this often-times long-winded journal mentioned … Continue reading

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Waiting with Bated Breath for Spring and Baseball Season

Worse winters have been listed on record for single snowfalls, such as the one when the behemoth blizzard of ’96 struck in early January. Philadelphia was socked with 31 inches (79 centimeters) of powdery snow that shut the area down … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: A Gallon of Gas

Son and Cooper at Lac Saint-Jean, Québec, Canada Yesterday, I filled my Mini Cooper’s fuel tank for $51.00: that’s €38.98, or £32.12 at the present currency-exchange rates. The Cooper only has a 13.2-gallon fuel tank or 50 liters full, not … Continue reading

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