Penny Auctions Target Elderly and Disabled

Penny Auctions sites are unfairly targeting the most vulnerable in our society. Penny Auctions, although not classified as gambling, share many similarities. The addictive nature of landing the one chance to “win” an item at all costs leads many to overpay bigtime. There are many penny sites out there (DealDash, BidFun, Madbid, Quibid, beesid, etc.)…

Another round of two for two under a hundred

This time I sloppily separated the image into categories in paint. I had received a couple comments asking where’s the meat? With one vegan there is bound to be less, but without a doubt it’s still there. Fish sticks are probably not best meat around, but for a euro it’s junk food I can live…

Why LinkedIn Profile Photos are Controversial

(Article Posted for LinkedIn) Your LinkedIn Profile You’re likely reading this on LinkedIn.  If so, I would have to guess you have built a profile for yourself. With that profile I am almost sure it is accompanied by a profile photo.  It’s that first impression you use to convey to others who you are. It…

Passport Renewal: A Decade of Travel

It’s been a decade, which means it’s time to renew a couple of passports. The US embassy in Finland seems to be in a bit of a slight time warp. Their mail-in application for passport renewal requires a check. Yes, that’s right, a bank check for payment. A relic of the past, no different than…