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REMEMBER WHEN GOING TO THE STORE WAS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE?

 

With all these retailers! Closing up shop!

I can remember when my mom wanted me to go to the store which was down the street from us where my parent and I lived. so was the drug store, hardware store, so on.

If we wanted a big ticket item? We had my sisters drive my mom and me to the catalog showroom stores. Or take a bus and go downtown and those big department stores.

Now with some stores that were time tested. Are not slowly. going away. But! Not with the board of directors! Getting their share of “Take the money and run!” job!

For those of you who may not know? What is a “Catalog showroom” store? Depending on the store! You would come in, either the store had items on display. Or You would walk up to a table, go through the catalog they had. Write down your order, present the order to the clerk. She would go in the back, fill your order, bring it to the front, pay for your order, and leave.

We had “our”” discount stores”. And “every day” discount stores. Not much difference in the two. But! HEY! saving money! Is saving money!

The 5 cent & $10..00 stores! There’s a list of them! Some in different parts of the USA! Some National.

Some of them were as well! Within walking distance. But those were small 5 & the 10’s!

It just seems like! Everything! Keeps changing! But not for the better!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BUSINESS, CONDITIONS, ENJOYMENT, FREEDOM, LAW(S), LIFE, LIVING, MONEY, PEOPLE, PERSONAL, PRICE, SMOKING, STORES, WANTS, WHY?

SMOKING! THE AGE OLD ISSUE!

 

EVEN TO THIS DAY!

I DO NOT UNDERSTAND. WHY? PEOPLE STILL SMOKE? BUT THEY DO!

WITH THE COST OF FEEDING ONE’S OWN ADDICTION. WHY BOTHER?

PLACES WHERE PEOPLE CANNOT SMOKE. DO EXIST BECAUSE OF EITHER LAWS! OR! THAT IS THE WAY THE OWNERS WANT IT. WHEN SMOKING WAS AN ACCEPTED THING. RESTAURANTS WOULD HAVE WHAT THEY CALL: “NON-SMOKING AREA”. WHAT NON-SMOKING AREA? THE SMOKE DOES TRAVEL! REALLY IT DOES!

WHEN BUSINESSES! WANTED THEIR EMPLOYEES TO SMOKE,”OUTSIDE”. THEY DID. WITH NO THOUGHT ABOUT THEIR HEALTH OR OF OTHERS AT ALL.

IS SMOKING A “GOD GIVEN RIGHT”? OR! A PERSONAL CHOICE TO SMOKE?,

I KNOW! MY (SOMEONE IN THE FAMILY) SMOKES SINCE THEY WERE “WHATEVER AGE” AND THEY ARE STILL LIVING!

WITH WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT IN GEN. SMOKING. WHY EVEN BOTHER?,

I HAVE SEEN! SMOKERS SCROUNGE THE OUTDOOR ASHTRAYS. JUST TO FIND A SLIGHTLY USED CIGARETTE BUT TO SMOKE A LITTLE MORE. IS IT COST? OR! BEING “HARD UP” FOR A SMOKE?

IF IT’S AN EXPENSIVE HABIT? FULL-TIME CONSIDERATION IS IN ORDER.

FOR THOSE PEOPLE WHO SMOKE! “KISS A NON-SMOKER!” “AND TASTE THE DIFFERENCE!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HD ANTENNAS! FACT, MYTH, FICTION?

 

 

 

When it comes to HD antennas! Truth! Can be much stranger than anything. With HD antennas.

It all comes right down to this! Economics? Or where you live? First! Where you live. I live in an area where. It depends on the elevation and atmospheric conditions. Even when we had analog. There too! the same as well. When HD was promoted as much easier way to watch TV. As compared to analog. Even with HD! You can still end up watching HD TV as you were watching it via analog.

When you get right down to it! There is neither no difference or preference at all. Both susceptible from conditions outside.

And with this hype of: “If you but this antenna”You can get all these other channels as well!” “BULLSHIT!”

Where I live! Depending on where I am and the conditions outside.   I can get TV signals anywhere from. Canada, Akron, canton, Ohio, Erie, PA., Detroit, Mich. Again! Depending on extenuating circumstances outside.

This is nothing new! There are people who are called “DX’er’s” these are people who love to find stations either on TV, radio. This is a hobby.There is no age, preference as to who wants to find out for themselves how many stations they can get on any given day/night.

BRING BACK THE ROOFTOP ROTARY ANTENNA!

You can get more stations with it when there was a blackout of football games!

OR THE MICROWAVE ROOFTOP ANTENNA!

At least, you could get a premium movie channel with it!

As to economics? And with cable and satellite companies raising their rates. This does come into play.

With the internet, streaming video services. mobile devices. Some for either free or little charge. Compared to them? You decide. It’s your money.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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