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Disappointed with the New Nordstrom eBar

Oh eBar, you were my coffee oasis when queues were long at Starbucks. With two locations, a caffeinated drink was readily available after a short walk. But with your new single location in the Ewa Wing, I am saddened. Sure, the new eBar location looks great. The interior is bright and modern and the outside […]

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Starbucks Rewards Is Economical

I gotta admit that Starbucks has done a good job of finetuning its Starbucks Rewards program to its advantage. Of course, we all should have expected it over the years. As more and more of the public got caffeine-addicted, Starbucks gradually tightened their loyalty program. Now the siren has your credit card number stored (probably […]

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Game of Thrones Thought: Dragonglass

Just more random thoughts about the Game of Thrones. Now-Maester Samwell Tarly figures out how to produce Dragonglass in quantities. Heck, maybe Sam’s hometown has Obsidian deposits from which weapons can be forged. And guess who comes to the rescue when Jon Show and company are cornered by the White Walkers? Yup, Sam the Slayer. Well, […]

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Game of Thrones Thought

Just a random thought about Game of Thrones. Ramsay Bolton (eventually) gets taken out by the remaining direwolves. Seems like Ramsay uses his dogs and hounds to do some of his dirty work. So why not turn the tides and show the real alpha dogs, the direwolves? That would be an appropriate reunion of Ghost (Jon […]

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Amazon’s Alexa Needs Some NBA Schooling

While my general experience with my Amazon Dot and Alexa has been good, someone needs to educate Alexa about the format series of the NBA playoffs. When I asked for my sports update, this is how Alexa replied. Did you catch that Spurs and Thunder report? Yes, OKC took the Western Conference Semifinal series from […]

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“Impietence” Defined

By now, you know of the goodness from the Hawaiian Pie Company. Fresh or frozen, their creations do not disappoint. But… If you get a frozen pie, you have to keep in mind the preparation time. That is, the oven preheat to 400 degrees. Then the actual baking for one hour (or more) until golden […]

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Krispy Kreme Kicks

Gotta love Nike’s latest kicks collaboration with Krispy Kreme for Cavs guard Kyrie Irving. While I’m not a fan of the actual look of the Ky-Rispy Kreme, the overall idea is crazy good, especially the donut truck driving across America selling the special makeup.

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Learning How to Brew a Wii

I had never come across this before and only recently inherited an used Nintendo Wii, but it looks like the Wii still has some tricks left. Released in 2006 and discontinued in 2013, the Wii hardware supports other uses like running emulators of other gaming consoles. By modding the Wii with the Homebrew Channel, users […]

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