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I am mad about Mad Men

Mad about Mad Men

Have you ever watched Mad Men on AMC?  Mad Men is currently in its 7th season.  Actually, the latest episode was sort of the "Mid Season Finale".  You see AMC decided to break the 7th, and final season into two different years.  So, this past episode … [Read More...]

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Two pronged approach

As I make plans for my re-entry into the Online Auction business, I have decided that I am going to go for a little different approach to the business this time around.  I'm going to use a "two pronged approach."  Hmm.... What do I mean by a "two … [Read More...]


Do you know about the Daily Deal?

eBay has something that is new, or at least new for me.  I am not sure when it started, but back in the days when I was a regular eBay seller, it didn't exist.  What am I talking about? I'm talking about eBay's Daily Deal. eBay has four Daily … [Read More...]


Shipping dilemmas

Continuing with my series of posts about selling on eBay, let's look at shipping the items that you sell. This post is a little out of order in the series, but I am getting a lot of questions about shipping, and I've promised to make a post about it … [Read More...]

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I was inspired by the story

An incredible gift

This morning, a friend (thanks, Joe) e-mailed me a link to an article on the web.  The article that he linked to is called “An Unexpected Ass Kicking“.  I thought to myself.. “do I really have time read this article?”  Funny thing is that my thought was pretty much a very similar thought that the […]

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What a wonderful day!

Mondays are most people’s least-favorite day of the week.  For me, being self employed, every day is pretty much the same.  I work on most days, unless I just don’t feel like working, which is rare.  But, my “non-work-days” could fall on a Monday, Thursday or any other day.  A weekend day is really no […]


A true friend, even after 30 years

I was touched yesterday by the act of a friend, a very old friend.  Later, I’ll get into what happened yesterday, but first, let me tell you a little about this friend. Back in 1977, I was 15 years old.  I got my first “real job” at a store called T.G.&Y.  A while back, I […]

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