Taming Our Stuff

By Sunday, January 27, 2013 7 0

The godawful, oversized necklace gifted to me by a well-meaning friend. Never-used pencils, a once-worn shirt, a four-foot long roll of striped gift-wrap paper (striped? gaa!). Two framed pictures that hadn’t seen a wall in years. Three grocery bags of books I wouldn't read again (or hadn't read in the first place). All that and more I deposited into ...

Radio Shack Comes Through With Integrity

By Thursday, May 19, 2011 0 0

I know. You never thought you’d hear me yodel with joy about a visit to Radio Shack here at Diamond-Cut Life.  I’m not a fan of chain retail shores, nor of  buying any more technology than I absolutely need. Which is the exact reason I loved my latest encounter with (more…)

Death of Retail & Naked Ladies

By Monday, May 5, 2008 0 0

Short post this morning on the deaths of many retail stores recently in the U.S. First, I really feel for the people who are losing their jobs, and in many cases, their retail businesses. This is painful and scary for them, and I wish stability for all the people affected. In the bigger picture, the ...